Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Mom | 2009/03/24


Sores on vagina

Hi Doc,

My 6.5 month old has red patches on the lips of her vagina. The vagina also seems slightly swollen. Could this be nappy rash?? i have been applying nappy rash cream on it but it doensnt seem to be going away. Please advice


Expert's Reply



The most likely cause is a nappy rash. It often helps to change the brand of her nappies as a start. Then apply a nappy cream such as Sudacreme with nappy changes until the rash clears.

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Posted by: Lu | 2009/03/25

My LO use to get it all the time. But hers was caused by a type of fungus. Her pead precribed the following:

Antipeol, Calendula Bum Cream and Canesten. You mix them all together and it makes an excellent bum cream for when the sores first appear.

Good Luck

Reply to Lu
Posted by: Mom | 2009/03/25

Thanx for the Advice,, i will try the Nystacid as well seeing that the nappy cream hasnt been effective.

Reply to Mom
Posted by: Annies | 2009/03/24

Get some Nystacid from you pharmacy to put on, it is not nappy rash.

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