Sometimes babies may have whitish curd like layer in the mouth and tongue. On wiping this will lead to bleeding. This is due to yeast or fungal infection
Candida albicans is the name of the yeast which causes above lesion known as THRUSH /ORAL THRUSH
Yeast is a normal inhabitant in the mouth .But whenever local damage occurs they started to grow profusely.
The conditions which favors the growth are
-intake of antibiotics
Thrush – An elevated white patch that look like curds are seen inside the mouth, roof of the mouth, tongue and gums
No need to worry about the thrush .consult your pediatrician and he will prescribe antifungal mouth lotion (clotrimazloe – candid mouth
Never attempt to wipe the patches .it may lead to bleeding