Canestest Self-test for Vaginal Infections
If you’re unsure if you have bacterial vaginosis or thrush, we’ll help you to take control. We’ve developed an innovative and reliable self-test to help you quickly determine which common vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis or thrush) you could be suffering from and enable you to treat it quickly and effectively.
Canestest links vaginal pH and symptoms to a probable condition: first, the easy-to-use swab helps you to find out whether or not your vaginal pH level is abnormally increased. Then, this result should be interpreted in conjunction with the symptoms table on the pack, helping you to find the right treatment.
HOW TO USE
Thrush vs. Bacterial Vaginosis
While both thrush and bacterial vaginosis (BV) are very common, they’re two different types of infections and you need to treat them differently. However, they are not always known and not always easy to identify. Thrush is caused by an overgrowth of the yeast (Candida albicans) which often leads to symptoms such as itchiness, soreness or a white discharge. BV is caused by an overgrowth of bacteria regularly found in your vagina. BV symptoms usually include a fishy odour and a greyish-white, watery discharge. With Canestest, you can test before you treat so you know you’re using the right treatment for your infection.
What is Canestest?
Canestest is a convenient self-test that helps you to find out whether you’re likely to suffer from thrush or BV and also helps you to find the right treatment for you. This innovation allows you to regain control of your intimate health – it’s over 90% accurate and it only takes seconds to receive your swab results. The test itself is a simple, easy to use swab to indicate if your vaginal pH level is abnormal. The test results should be interpreted in conjunction with your symptoms, based on the symptoms table on the back of the pack, helping you to understand which common vaginal infection you may be suffering from, such as thrush or bacterial vaginosis.