I believe my 4 mo. old and I have a case of thrush, but right now I just don't know. I've had burning, shooting, stabbing intense pain throughout my right breast for a full 3 weeks. It's the worst after a feeding. I can barely take care of myself, much less my family. I am also at my wit's end and now seriously considering quitting entirely...or at least on that side. I nursed my first two kids with no thrush problems at all. I've tried megadoses of probiotics, along with the Dr. Newman's nipple ointment (made nipple stinging worse). Now on day 5 of fluconazole, along with probiotics. No sweets or wheat in my diet. Worse than ever this morning. The pain is so intense. I keep telling myself to suck it up for my daughter, but it really is beyond unbearable. Do I give up? I HATE the idea of giving her formula. We are also a non-vaccinating family, so I want to give her immune system the best possible start and breastfeed for as long as possible. She's never even had breastmilk in a bottle! HELP???!!!