Nipple thrush can be notoriously difficult to get rid of. I did manage to get rid of it, but had to use more than oral fungal gel to do it.
1) After feeding rinsed DD's mouth with a little cooled boiled water from an eye dropper.
2) Treated DD with oral nilstat drops. 1/2ml after each feed (we were on 8 feeds a day) or give 1ml four times a day. (My DD hated Daktarin).
3) Washed my nipples with water before and after feed.
3) Once nipples were washed after a feed, I would dab some vinegar on my nipples with cotton wool balls and allow to air dry. (Vinegar kills fungal infections).
4) Go topless as much as possible to let the air on them. Avoided wearing a bra as much as possible.
5) Once nipples had air dried I would apply Canesten cream (Clotrimazole 1%). I tried the Daktarin oral gel at first but didn't like the sticky feeling.
6) Took Lactobacillus acidophilus capsules which I got from the health food shop.
7) Washed mine and DD's clothes and towels with Canesten laundry wash to prevent reinfection through bras etc.
8) Did this treatment for 2 weeks straight, continuing even when symptoms seemed to have settled after 6 days.
I am pleased to say that I managed to get rid of it and never had a recurrence. I was determined to beat it because I know my Sister gave up b/f because of constant reinfections.
This link has some really good info on it too.http://members.ll.net/naturalmothering/thrush.html