Thrush

Bacterial Infections
Viral Infections
Fungal Infections
Parasitic Infections
Thrush is a yeast infection that is caused by a natural fungus in the body. It’s not a sexually transmitted infection, but it can be passed on during sex.

Key facts:

  • Thrush may cause severe itching, swelling and redness to the genital area.
  • More common in females.
  • Using soaps and shower gels can trigger thrush

Testing and Treatments:

  • We can only offer a test if you are experiencing thrush like symptoms
  • Treatments can include tablets, creams and a pessary (a small, soluble block that is inserted into the vagina)