Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lindz | 2011/08/29

Q.

Thrush or urine infection

Hi Doc

Please advise me, my LG 3yrs, has resently scratching her vagina and said its icthing. When i look at it there''s some light white discharge and she pee frequently than before.

Is this a urine infection or what? or is it something serious? or is there something i can get from the chemist?

TX

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This could be due to a candida infection. Give your little daughter a probiotic such as Probiflora Children's for 10 days. Apply Nystatin Cream to her vagina twice day. If she is not better after 5 days she should be seen by her doctor who will test her urine for a possible infection.

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