Canesten® Thrush External Cream

Canesten® Thrush External Cream

Be confident you're choosing the right thrush treatment! 

Canesten® is the UK’s #1 thrush treatment brand#. The double-strength Canesten® Thrush External Cream (compared to Canesten® 1% cream) provides an effective soothing relief for the external symptoms of thrush, such as itching, burning, redness and soreness.

# To verify please contact consumerhealthuk@bayer.com.

Used alongside Canesten® internal vaginal thrush products, it lets you treat both the symptoms and the cause of thrush. Canesten® helps you feel comfortable again so you can get on with your life.

How do I know it’s thrush?

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Canesten®

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Complete

Works to kill the root of the infection and relieve symptoms.

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Reliable

Effectiveness based on decades of science and innovation.

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Convenient

Choose a Canesten® product that suits your needs. Available in various easy-to-use formats.

Choose your treatment

Across the range of Canesten® thrush products, all treatments work equally well to treat an infection.
We offer effective solutions to suit different lifestyles and preferences. Choose the option that suits you best:

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Combi Pack contains internal treatment & external cream, useful when you are experiencing external symptoms on your vulva stand in your way. Choose Single Pack (only internal treatment) when no external itching or burning annoys you.

How to use Canesten® Thrush External Cream?

Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using Canesten®.

Try our complete intimate health regime

Thrush: what are the risk factors?

Yeast and bacteria are naturally present in your vagina. Thrush occurs when the level of Candida albicans increases. There are times when you're more prone to thrush:

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Pregnancy increases the risk of developing thrush for the first time. It recurs most often during the third trimester.

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When you have a weakened immune system.

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When you're on your period.

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When taking certain medications such as antibiotics.

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With medical conditions such as diabetes or HIV and when undergoing chemotherapy.

How can I prevent thrush?

If you're worried that thrush will come back or you suffer from recurring symptoms, there are a few things you can try:

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Wear cotton underwear.

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Don’t wear perfumed pads or tampons.

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Avoid indulging in long, hot bubble baths.

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Avoid stress and maintain a healthy diet free from high-sugar food.

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Avoid perfumed products in and around your intimate area.

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Wipe from front to back after going to the toilet.

Don't let thrush hold you back

Take control of thrush symptoms.

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Don’t miss a thing – let Canesten® help you enjoy all the quality time life brings.

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Can men get thrush?

It’s less common than in women, but men can also suffer from thrush symptoms.

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  • Although it’s not an STI, it can be passed back and forth during sex. A weakened immune system, antibiotics or diabetes may make men more susceptible.
  • Canesten® Thrush External Cream or the oral capsule can provide effective treatment for men with thrush infections.

For over 40 years Canesten® has been helping women around the world

  Understand and treat their intimate conditions, so that they feel comfortable in their skin.

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Frequently asked questions
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