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Canasten thrush cream

Amanda86
Amanda86
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Bought this today as had bad thrush, I assume from pessaries. Text my friend (who's pregnant) asking how often I can use it as I've not had chance to read instructions yet as I'm at work. She replied saying it can't be used during pregnancy, is this true?

I'm pretty sure the nurse said to me that the cream and pessaries were fine but not the tablets?

Any info would be appreciated. Thanks 😘

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Hi. This is definitely fine to use in pregnancy x

Amanda86
Amanda86 in reply to anna0908

Thanks so much for the reply. I'm not pregnant but do have transfer tomorrow so wanted to double check. Thanks again πŸ™‚ Xxx

how do you know you have thrush?xxx

Amanda86
Amanda86 in reply to Rubidge

I googled my symptoms which have been itching and pain around entrance of vagina and I've been told by nurse at all of my treatments that the pessaries can cause thrush, so I just assumed it was most likely thrush. Used some cream and definitely feeling better now πŸ™‚ Xxx

Rubidge
Rubidge in reply to Amanda86

Ahh okay i think i have it as well :( i will have to get some cream tonight xxx

Amanda86
Amanda86 in reply to Rubidge

Yeah get some cream. It definitely helps πŸ™‚ Xxx

Rubidge
Rubidge in reply to Amanda86

So I went in 2 shops and both only had the pesserie one, so I bought vagasil is that okay to use?xx

Amanda86
Amanda86 in reply to Rubidge

I'm not too sure, pessarie canasten is fine it's just the tablet that shouldn't be used.

Maybe give your clinic a call tomorrow and double check with them just to be sure before you use it? Xxx

It's totally fine Hun unfortunately I have also suffered with it it's a pain!! My pharmacy would not let me buy it over the counter as they know I am pregnant however my GP did a prescription over the phone for me and assured me that it is perfecting fine just no tablets! Xx

Amanda86
Amanda86 in reply to E8989

Great, thanks πŸ™‚ that is what I thought it was just the tablets that shouldn't be used. Thanks again πŸ™‚Xxx

Amanda86
Amanda86 in reply to E8989

Just realised I've bought the duo, it's got the external cream plus an internal gel that you insert once and preferably at night. Is that part ok to use? If it is I'll use it tonight so I've used it before my transfer xxx

E8989
E8989 in reply to Amanda86

I would imagine so yes I used the pessary and cream the pessary is sort of chalk like if there's an applicator with the gel do use it use your finger πŸ™ˆ as I was told by GP it can sometimes go to far up with applicator. I would ring you clinic and just double check it's ok to do b4 transfer I would imagine it is but plz do double check wishing you all the best for 2moz and he 2WW XXX

Amanda86
Amanda86 in reply to E8989

Thank you! I got through to them (after 38 calls πŸ˜‚) anyway they said it's fine to use! So I'll pop that in tonight before bed πŸ™‚ Thanks again xxx

E8989
E8989 in reply to Amanda86

Hahaha! They must be busy today! No probs at all all the best xx

Amanda86
Amanda86 in reply to E8989

😘 thanks xxx

DianeArnold
DianeArnoldAdministrator

Hi Amanda86. Oh dear not nice having thrush! Yes, cream and pessaries are fine, bit should it persist, there is a different type of "systemic" medication that is safe in pregnancy - pill that you swallow! Hope it soon settles. Diane

Amanda86
Amanda86 in reply to DianeArnold

Thanks Diane πŸ™‚ Xxx

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