What is the Canestest Screening Test, used for?
The Canestest Screening Test is used to test for common vaginal infections such as thrush or bacterial vaginosis. A colour change indicates the type of infection. It only takes 10 seconds to test.
The pack contains 1 test that is simple to use and avoids the need to see a GP.
What is Thrush?
Thrush is a common yeast infection and affects both sexes. The ailment is usually harmless, but can keep coming back. Also, it is not classed as a sexually transmitted disease.
Thrush symptoms in women.
Do you have a white discharge from your vagina? It may look cottage cheese, with no smell. Additionally, you may have irritation around the vagina.Do you have soreness and stinging during sex? Is it sore when you pee? All these are symptoms of Thrush.
How do you treat thrush?
Treat thrush with an antifungal. For example, Canestal oral capsule and / or cream.
How do you use the Canestest Screening Test ?
Read the enclosed leaflet , this will tell you what each colour means and the correct treatment to use.
Read about vaginal infections on the NHS web site
See our other thrush treatments