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Can anyone suggest another cream etc? I don't usually suffer with thrush, but after being on a few courses of anti-biotics lately, I've been suffering lately.
I was prescribed Diflucan (one tablet) and Canasten 2% cream on Monday, today the symptoms are exactly the same . Does anyone know how long this tablet takes to work - I'm thinking of going back again tomorrow - help please
Anyone there? "Sore willy" thread is getting help - could it be anything else? No nooky has been had for quite a while as I've been on antibiotics for a few months, so I'd rather abstain than be caught with baby number 5! .
Thanks so much you two, I've got some of those good bacteria capsules in the fridge (I'd forgotten that I had them), I'm going to down a couple of them now - I can't sit still, or sleep so I hope those capsules help - thanks again
Suffered from chronic thrush for years, now only about once or twice a year.
Diflucan can take up to 4 days to work with seemingly nothing happening and then it seems to work suddenly. The tampon/yoghurt thing helps ease the irritation in the mean time.
I often needed 2 tablets 4 days apart though. Partner must be treated at the same time.
For future prevention:
Cotton only underwear, always laundered on a boil wash.
Preferably towels not tampons (tampons can dry the vagina and change the balance of flora).
Eat natural yoghurt at least twice a week.
No bubble baths.
Saintgeorge, thanks for all your advice . You were right about the Diflucan taking up to four days to work, yesterday it was just as bad as on Monday, but today I almost feel back to normal - YAY!! I've also been taking Acidophilus from Holland & Barratt - don't know if they helped - but I'm feeling much better today .