Posted by: Worried Mother | 2008/01/24



I am a mother of a two year old last night I saw that her genitals red and rear had a big red mark around the area and looked sore could this be that she is being abused how would i find out what must i do

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This could simply be due to a candida infection especially if she has had an antibiotic recently. To be on the safe side though and based on your description it would be best for her to be seen by a paediatrician just in case.

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Posted by: H | 2008/01/24

Please call any of these organisations immediately and ask them what you should do. Please she is your little girl, don't wait a minute longer.

CHildline 0800 055 555
Lifeline 0861 322 322
Famsa 011 788 4784/5
Famsa 011 788 4737/4739
Famsa 011 833 2057
Famsa 011 892 4272/3/6
Women against women abuse 011 945 5531
Adult survivors of rape or sexual abuse, also children 011 648 6312
Social Workers Association of SA 012 342 5437

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