Ask an expert
Question

06 Aug 2007

GYNAE-THRUSH??????
What exactly is thrush and what is it caused by?my labia majora is extremely itchy but there are no bumps/pimples.there is a fairly thickish discharge,every single day,more so after a bath.im worried.I amcurrently using ANETHAINE for my bum because when i make a number two, the skin sort of like tears and it even bleeds.its helping me a lot.now i can excrete without pain and bleeding and tearing.could this cream be causing thrush?
Answer 620 views
Expert
GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Thrush is an infection caused by a fungus called Candida. I doubt that the cream is causing thrush.

Best wishes
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
33% - 9321 votes
No
67% - 18660 votes
Vote