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Cure for boils near vaginal area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   Hi.My 2 yr old daughter keeps getting pimples that sometimes turn into boils on her vaginal area. She takes her diaper off all the time and we catch her sitting on the floor. Is that why she keeps getting them or is it something eles? How do I prevent them from reoccuring? Thank you.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read
User :   Hello
Doctor :   is there any redness of the skin around the pimples?
User :   Yes somtimes
Doctor :   is it only on the vaginal area or does it occur on the buttocks also
User :   only on the vaginal area
Doctor :   it is due to the moisture and the subsequent infection
Doctor :   needs to keep the vaginal area dry
User :   what infection?
Doctor :   it is skin infection
User :   so we need to change her diaper more and is there anything we can put on it?
Doctor :   first and fore most
Doctor :   keep the part clean and DRY
Doctor :   if at all the boils do appear
Doctor :   than you can apply neosporin ointment
User :   should we bath her more too?
Doctor :   that will not help
Doctor :   once a day bath is sufficient
User :   ok. how long does it take for them to all go away if we do what you say?
Doctor :   if there is no moisture and the parts are kept clean and dry than the rash and boils should not appear
User :   ok. I will try to do that. Thank you very much!!
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
Doctor :   bye for now
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