Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lebo | 2009/02/11

Q.

sores on the tongue

hi

my son(1yr 7moths) has got some kind of infection,he' s got sores with white stuff on his tongue and he is not eating.i took him to the doctor and he gave us anti-biotics but it doesn' t seem to clear

should i worry

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son has thrush in his mouth. You need to find out why a child of his age has thrush as he is a bit 'old' for this mouth infection.. It is important to have his immunitychecked. Please see your local clinic or your doctor.

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