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Canestest Self Test For Vaginal Infections


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Canestest Self-Test for Vaginal Infections
Dealing with vaginal infections can make you feel less confident and less in control of your body, not to mention very uncomfortable. Canestest allows you to test yourself in the comfort of your home, quickly giving you reliable results that are over 90% accurate.

It's a solution that will put you back in control of your intimate health and give you the ability to choose the treatment you need to effectively deal with your infection and get back to you.

Is it thrush or BV?
While both thrush and bacterial vaginosis (BV) are very common, they're two different types of infections and as such require different treatments. However, they are not always easy for women to identify.

With Canestest®, you can test before you treat, so you know you're choosing the right solution that will bring you effective relief from your infection.


Thrush is a fungal infection caused by an overgrowth of the yeast (Candida albicans) which often leads to symptoms such as vaginal itching, soreness or a cottage-cheese like white vaginal discharge.

Bacterial Vaginosis

BV is caused by an overgrowth of bacteria naturally found in your vagina. BV symptoms usually include a fishy odour and a greyish-white, watery discharge.

How to use?
Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using

It's similar to inserting a tampon and it shouldn't cause you any discomfort.

Step 1
Unwrap the Canestest® swab (make sure the swab tip does not come into contact with anything before you insert it into your vagina).

Photo of a Canestest swab for performing self-test for vaginal infections
Step 2
Hold the Canestest® swab by the handle and insert the yellow tip into your vagina, rotate the swab and then remove.

Step 3
After 10 seconds check the tip of the Canestest® swab to see if the colour has stayed the same or changed to blue or green.

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.

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Prescription Items

Prescription items will be sent on receipt of a valid signed and dated prescription.

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Please ring us on 01833 641112 for more information.

Refrigerated Items

Refrigerated items will be sent by carrier or express delivery at a cost of £7.50, with coolpacks, unless you pay for a premium for a refrigerated delivery. We will contact you prior to despatch for your instructions.

We want you to be completely satisfied with any purchase. If not any item* can be returned to us within 14 days of receipt for exchange or refund Please give us a ring for a returns number on 01833 641112 or alternatively email sales@hyperdrug.co.uk to obtain a returns number.

*Due to legal requirements medicines may not be returned except to correct an error in despatch or in response to an "official recall". If an item is believed to be faulty it should be returned for inspection and it may be necessary to forward it to the manufacturers for testing before replacements or refunds can be authorised. This does not infringe legal rights. Please contact our customer services for a "Returns Number" which must appear on the outside of the package or it will not be accepted. We advise customers to use an insured method of shipping and to retain proof of despatch. We may refuse returns on products specially obtained or manufactured to order. Items must be returned unsoiled and unused and sent adequately packed and carriage paid.

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