Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: zinhle | 2011-11-18

Q.

Funny Discharge

Hi Doc, My daughter is 2 years 6 months its been a week now and I have notice that every time I change her nappies she''s got this funny smell and little discharge. What could be the cause I am very worried.

Your response will be highly appreciated

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This may be due to a candida or yeast infection. Give your daughter a probiotic for 10 days such as Probiflora Children's once daily. Also apply Nystatin cream twice daily to her vagina. If she is not better after 5 days it would be a good idea to ask your clinic nurse to see your daughter.

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