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Thrush won't go

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Minime85 Thu 28-Aug-14 14:40:20

Any advice greatly received. I took an oral boots own brand tablet on Monday evening. Symptoms improved by Wednesday but getting worse again today. I want to take another one but I'm worried it's too soon. Don't want to leave it 10 days as leaflet says, it's unbearable! Anyone offer any advice?

Pobblewhohasnotoes Thu 28-Aug-14 14:53:30

Have you tried the cream and pessary?

TheMagicToyshop Thu 28-Aug-14 14:56:21

Yes try the pessary and if that doesn't work go to GP and they can put you on a longer term course of tablets/pessaries.

Minime85 Thu 28-Aug-14 16:07:44

Thanks problem is predators burn me so I can't use them. Want to take another tablet but wonder if I should jut give it a bit longer to work. Just worried it will get more embedded and was so uncomfortable at work today

Minime85 Thu 28-Aug-14 16:08:11

Predators! Or even pessaries!

Pippin8 Thu 28-Aug-14 20:23:26

I had this 5 times in as many months, I tried all the creams & pessaries but nothing worked.My GP wouldn't prescribe me a 7 day course of miconazole as a nurse friend had advised.

A friend who is a qualified aromatherapist advised me to use a few drops of tea tree oil on a pad & it worked a treat. You can dilute it down with grape seed oil or water. I used it neat & it did sting a bit but cleared it up. I've not had it since.

merlehaggard Sun 31-Aug-14 19:44:39

I often get bouts of thrush (caused by being on steroids) and to completely clear this up I get prescribed 100mg fluconozole for 3 days followed by 50mg for the next 11 days. I would imagine that over the counter, you only got 50mg so on that basis, I wouldn't worry too much about taking another one. I think I would go to the doctor to get a prescription though just to make sure you get prescribed enough to clear if up properly.

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