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Thrush help please!

(21 Posts)
peachy94 Tue 31-Oct-17 18:28:44

Spent £15 on canesten and all it’s done is set my fanny on fire and now I feel even worse than I did before angry I’ve got an appointment tomorrow about my prolapse (thanks DD) and the thought of an internal exam is killing me, don’t even know if they will examine me if I’ve got thrush. What can I do to make it better?!

dementedpixie Tue 31-Oct-17 20:25:37

Have you tried the oral tablet?

RibenaMonsoon Tue 31-Oct-17 20:29:37

I Agree, the oral tablet works wonders for me. The cream does sweet FA.

gingerbreadmam Tue 31-Oct-17 20:30:54

Won't work overnight but I always drink lots of actimel probiotic drinks. Helps.

CauliflowerSqueeze Tue 31-Oct-17 20:31:50

Fluconazole. It’s the generic pill - caneston do the same but it’s more expensive. It will kill it off.

T00ManyB00ks Tue 31-Oct-17 20:33:41

SOmebody on here recommended the optibac probiotic for women. Won’t help in time but might help longterm

12345onceicaughtafish Tue 31-Oct-17 20:45:08

This is going to sound disgusting but honestly, it works. Shove some peeled garlic up your parts.
I don’t know why it works but it does 😂

Inkandbone Tue 31-Oct-17 20:47:22

Do NOT shove garlic up your vagina.

are you mad

The oral pill is miles more effective than canestan IME. I had a spate of thrush a few years ago and the oral tablet is great.

12345onceicaughtafish Tue 31-Oct-17 20:47:54

I second the oral tablet but for relief, the garlic does work!

Inkandbone Tue 31-Oct-17 20:50:31

It works by burning away the infection! It can really burn irritated skin.

CauliflowerSqueeze Tue 31-Oct-17 20:51:44

Garlic?!!!!! shock

Just shove up a whole tiramisu I reckon

Fragglewump Tue 31-Oct-17 20:52:45


12345onceicaughtafish Tue 31-Oct-17 20:53:51

Oh no, don’t waste tiramisu....
Try the garlic or dont. Definitely
Get the oral tablet and I hope it gets better soon. Xx

Monoceros Tue 31-Oct-17 20:56:26

I recommend natural yoghurt. Just rub it in and the thrush will be gone in the morning.

Inkandbone Tue 31-Oct-17 20:58:30

It won't! It might relieve the symptoms though.

A bag of frozen veg helped me when my fanny was on fire.

KMoKMo Tue 31-Oct-17 21:01:55

Are you sure it’s thrush? If canesten has aggravated you it may not be thrush.

notsureifimbeingur Tue 31-Oct-17 21:18:13

I tried one or two drops of tea tree oil on a tampon, inserted... was the only thing that gave me relief.

CallingPeopleACuntOnFb Tue 31-Oct-17 21:22:33


MollyHuaCha Tue 31-Oct-17 21:24:05

Go for your appointment and ask for treatment for both issues. Good luck. Hope you feel better soon. flowers

Fragglewump Tue 31-Oct-17 21:45:05

I’m still struggling with the garlic..

peachy94 Wed 01-Nov-17 09:23:27

Thanks everyone, i had the tablet and the cream. Must have had a reaction to something in the cream it burned like hell and made everything very red and swollen Tablet seems to have worked I feel a lot better this morning. The natural yoghurt helped stop the burning so thanks for that. Slathered myself in DDs metanium overnight and that’s helped loads with the soreness so hopefully today won’t be too bad now

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