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A child is at risk for candidiasis because of:
Symptoms can occur a bit differently in each child. And they vary depending on where the infection occurs. The most common symptoms include:
Skin folds or navel
Corners of the mouth (perlèche)
Nail beds (peronychia)
The symptoms of candidiasis can be like other health conditions. Make sure your child sees his or her healthcare provider for a diagnosis.
Most cases of candidiasis are mild and respond well to medicine. Treatment depends on where the infection is and how severe it is. For example:
You can help prevent candidiasis by:
Call the healthcare provider if your child has:
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