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October 20th, 2009, 07:03 AM
amanda872003's Avatar Veteran
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Alabama
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Analeigh and I have thrush. I had noticed white stuff on her tongue but just thought it was milk b/c my nipples weren't white. Well we went for her 2 month check up yesterday and I mentioned it to the dr and she looked and said yep she has thrush. It was on the inside of her cheeks also. She told me my nipples would be a pink color or like pink patches which I had. Also they have been a little sore when she latches on, but I thought it was because I had been pumping. I pump way more milk than she eats in a day and freeze it. Can I still freeze my milk? I hate to waste it? Also, I don't know how long we have had this, so I am sure there is probably tons of milk in there that has been frozen since we have had thrush. What do I do?

Anyone have any suggestions? We are both on Diflucan and I am putting yeast infection cream on my nipples. I am boiling all breast pump parts, bottles, nipples, pacifiers, etc. And I am putting a cup of vinegar in our clothes on the rinse cycle and rubbing vinegar and water on me.

All this is so time consuming and aggrevating. How long do I need to do all of this?

Also when I boil her pacifiers, water gets in them. I squeeze it out, but you can still see little droplets in there. Is it safe for her to suck a pacifier with water that has been sitting in there since I cant get it out all the way?

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October 20th, 2009, 12:27 PM
kerian's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: South Africa
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thrush sucks!!!!!!!
i had it when Kyla turned 1. the only thing that worked fror me was gention violet. one application on my nips and it cleared it up.

it sounds like you are doing everything you should be doing. hopefully it clears up soon.

Thank you *Kiliki* for my beautiful siggy

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