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Canesten when BFing

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kimberlina Thu 21-Jul-11 22:46:09

Does anyone know if you can use canesten when BF. I think I might have thrush ('down there' not nipples!)

Have used the tablet/cream combo before but not sure if that is ok now I'm BFing.

Thanks

Carrotsandcelery Thu 21-Jul-11 22:48:48

It is ok during pregnancy if that is of any help.

I hope you feel better soon.

JarethTheGoblinKing Thu 21-Jul-11 22:49:04

Not the tablet but I was prescribed the cream. Pessaries should be fine too.

kimberlina Thu 21-Jul-11 22:53:47

Thanks carrots and jareth - I'm off to the chemist for some cream tomorrow.

RitaMorgan Thu 21-Jul-11 22:55:39

Is the tablet fluconazole? In which case it is fine - a 10 day course is prescribed for breast thrush so a one off tablet will be fine.

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