Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: tracey | 2013-01-07

Q.

really raw vagina

Hi my little 6 year old daughter has been complaining its sore to wee as her lips of her vagina are exceptionally red and look a little swollen, this reness goes all the way up to her bum. What is it from and what can I use to make this go away

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It seems that your daughter has a candida infection. Has she had an antibiotic recently? Give her a good probiotic such as Probiflora children's once daily for 10 days. Apply Nystatin cream twice daily to the raw areas, if she is not better after 5 days she must be seen by a doctor.

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