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Having a bad bought of thrush. Took tablet on Thursday and worst of symptoms have improved but still some rather uncomfortable feelings down there. Been using cream 3 times a day and eating pro biotic yogurt. Smells quite strong too (sorry TMI) but not a fishy smell or discoloured discharge or anything like that. Def is thrush. Does anyone know when you can take another tablet or have any suggestions of alternative treatment?
Sounds odd but this does work. peel a large clove of garlic, pick all over with a clean pin and insert as high up as you can. Leave over night (12 is best) fish it out then leave your bits alone! . mine is gone in one night if I couple that with cotton pants, 2 nights if I wear synthetic. Has worked for everyone I've recommended it to! Hope that helps
It is horrible isn't it. You can take the tablets - fluconazole? - more frequently but you have to get blood tested in case it affects your liver. I have horrific recurring thrush and at one point went through a whole rigmarole of take a tablet once every 3 days for a week then x times a week for 6 months, going to get blood checked every whenever (sorry DS was quite small so have little real memory apart from exhaustion!). And that was fine, except the first period I had at the end of that time, back it roared. So now I just have tablets on prescription which I take as and when it gets unbearable. I'm also low-carbing and so far not a joy of difference in 6 weeks. Hope you're better now.
Thanks for everyone's advice. Hoping I'm seeing the last of it today. If still lurking tomorrow I'm going to take the tablet again. Haven't seen the duo packs will look for those. Thanks. I've been pant less as much as possible and cotton ones if I can't. Been a really full on case of it this time. Thanks again x
And it seems like it's back again. Had swab taken at doctors but he made me feel like a time waster and only took it to appease me. It's really lowering and I just want to feel normal again down there!
Thanks U2theedge I think I'm going to try the pessary now. Pharmists said need to wait see what swab says before taking anything else so going to do my best to ride any symptoms out. Yogurt really soothing last night but just feels bizarre to be doing that!
You can get it on Amazon (not recommending this seller - just for illustration) and Boots sell it - in the embarrassing menopausal bit, next to the condoms, along with the vaginal moisturisers. It stings a bit