Thrush is a common condition caused by a yeast infection in the vagina and surrounding area. It affects as many as 75% of women at some point in their lives. It is usually more common in women in their thirties & forties or those who are pregnant.
Women that experience thrush will usually suffer from recurrent bouts of the infection. Thrush isn’t dangerous however can cause discomfort especially if it persists or recurs.
Potential triggers of vaginal thrush include taking antibiotics, chemotherapy, wearing tight clothing and using certain cleaning products such as vaginal douches.
Medical conditions can also increase the risk of developing a yeast infection. They can even spread from person to person contact with somebody who has a yeast infection.
How do thrush treatments work?
Thrush treatments can come in tablet form, pessaries and creams. Both tablets and creams are equally effective in treating thrush.
Gyno-Daktarin – Vaginal thrush along with other vulva and vaginal infections can be treated with this antibiotic cream. Gyno-Daktarin treats the infection and limits the uncomfortable symptoms such as itching or irritation you are suffering from.
Diflucan – Diflucan is a triazole antifungal antibiotic. Diflucan effectively reduces the discomfort of the infection and may speed up the recovery time. The dose will depend on what condition you are treating.
Canesten Gyno – When treating vaginal thrush a single dose of pessary should clear up the infection inside the vagina. Canesten pessary is inserted high into the vagina to allow the clotrimazole to act directly in the area of infection.
Nystan – Nystan treats infections caused by candida species of fungi, in particular candida albicans. Nystan kills fungi and yeasts by interfering with their cell membranes. This kills the fungi and treats the infection.
Lamisil – Lamisil is an anti-fungal medicine used to treat infections caused by fungi.
What is thrush?
Thrush is caused by a fungus known as Candida albicans. Candida albicans can be present in the vagina without causing any symptoms of irritation. The bacteria in the vagina can maintain the candida fungus so it won’t cause any problems. When the natural balance of bacteria in the vagina changes and the fungus can multiply and an infection will occur.
Vulva itching, soreness and irritation
Redness of the vagina and vulva
Pain and discomfort during sex or when urinating
Strange vaginal odor
How do I purchase thrush medication online?
Buying treatments for thrush online is very quick and easy. You will have to complete an online consultation to purchase any prescription medication. This is a free and short consultation from the privacy of your home. This replaces the face-to-face consult you would normally have with a doctor. Once you have been approved the medication will be sent out to you as soon as possible.