Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: youngh mom | 2010/01/27

Q.

smells

I dont know if I am just stupid or what, doc. maybe it is just nothing, but when I change my 3yr old daughter’ s nappy, there is a fishy smell present. Is it normal? It is not red or itchi, all looks very normal otherwise. On what age must she be potty trained? Than you.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your daughetr is certainly old enough to be doing potty training now. The fishy smell is normal and is just due to the fact that the urine in her wet nappy gives off an ammonia smell after a while.

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