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04 Dec 2005

cranberry tabs for thrush
I'm 32 wks pregnant and i remember a mid wife telling me, at an antenatal class that cranberry pills can be used to treat vag thrush. she said that you put one or 2 into the vagina - i just wanted to make 100% sure before i go do this...
is it safe to do it?
and do i put the whole capsule inside or do i open it and only use the powder stuff that's inside the caps?
and how far do i insert it into my vagina? very deep or about a fingers length from the opening?
sorry about the questions... but i had to know for sure!!
please - anyone who knows... do assist!!
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01 Jan 0001

As far as I know the cranberry tablets are swallowed, not inserted into the vagina.

Best wishes
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