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The UK’s #1 women’s intimate health brand*

For over 40 years Canesten® has been helping people around the world understand, treat and prevent their intimate, skin and foot conditions. Today, we offer effective products to help people take their health into their own hands.

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Thrush Trivia Quiz

Take our Thrush Trivia Quiz to test your knowledge on the causes of thrush and it's symptoms. Explore more about thrush on the Canesten Learning Zone now!

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What is thrush?

Find out more about thrush or yeast infection. Discover what treatment products are available and how to prevent it from happening.

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Thrush in pregnancy: causes and treatment

Learn everything you need to know about having vaginal thrush during pregnancy. Find out how to prevent and treat a vaginal yeast infection. Medicines can affect the unborn baby. Always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine in pregnancy.

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Male thrush: causes and symptoms

Learn more about male thrush symptoms. Including tips on how to reduce the risk of developing a yeast infection, treatment options and prevention.

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Vaginal infections: what you need to know

Learn how to identify the symptoms and causes of vaginal infections such as thrush and bacterial vaginosis (BV). Discover our tips on how to improve your vaginal health here.

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What is cystitis?

Learn more about cystitis it’s causes and symptoms. You can also find out how to treat and tips on how to prevent cystitis here.

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What is bacterial vaginosis (BV)?

Learn more about bacterial vaginosis (BV), it’s symptoms, treatment and how to prevent it. Find out what are the differences between thrush and BV.

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Fungal skin and foot care tips

Fungal infections are fairly common, but they can be uncomfortable. Find out how good hygiene practice can help you avoid catching and spreading fungal skin infections.