Thrush, which is also called a yeast infection is caused by Candida Albicans. People of both sexes could be infected by Candida Albicans. Thrush affects various parts of the body including mouth (oral thrush), vagina (vaginal thrush), anywhere on your skin and penis (male thrush). Some of the causes of thrush or yeast infection include poor immunity levels in the body, poor dental and genital hygiene, consumption of antibiotics and use of corticosteroids besides others. The condition could be diagnosed based on the numerous thrush symptoms. Some of the symptoms could be easily confused with the other conditions such as sexually transmitted infections.