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Red swelling around the vagina of a 2 year old child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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Answered : 37 Questions
User :   hi I was wondering if is possible to see a hymen in 2 year old girl by naked eye?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxxx
User :   hi I'm xxxxx
User :   So is it possible to see it?
Doctor :   nice to meet u
Doctor :   no
User :   o.k.
User :   how far is the hymen?
User :   what would cause a red swealiing around the opening?
Doctor :   vagina is 2 yr girl is closed
Doctor :   any irrititation around the vagina cause swelling
Doctor :   is it new
User :   got it.
Doctor :   recent in origin
User :   yeah
User :   i don't have any idea
Doctor :   so where is the swelling
User :   but can you see any membrane
Doctor :   around the vaginal opening
User :   yep
Doctor :   u can see with naked eye
Doctor :   you need to do vaginal examination
Doctor :   stretch the lips
Doctor :   if there is rupture of hymen u will see raw borders
User :   what is the normal size in 2 year old
Doctor :   they bleed
Doctor :   i dont know
User :   o.k.
Doctor :   rather than size it matters why we r looking at the matters
Doctor :   do u worried some body penetrated vagina
User :   do you think it is normal the opening to be bigger than pencil sizel
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   God
Doctor :   kid 2 yr
Doctor :   penis can not pass thru
Doctor :   girl will cry
User :   yeah i can imagine
Doctor :   if forcefully penetrated there will be bleeding
Doctor :   so is there bleeding
Doctor :   are there any scratches around thioghs
User :   nope
User :   no
Doctor :   u see any whute stuff
User :   it just the sweling
Doctor :   anywhere
User :   a bit
Doctor :   where is the swelling
Doctor :   on lips
Doctor :   on hole
User :   i think i so from the hole
Doctor :   may be some infection
Doctor :   biol
Doctor :   Boil
User :   is it infection, it is impossible
User :   good that's what i thought
User :   she had a lot of diaper rashes?
Doctor :   any red swelling is rcent in origin
Doctor :   then it could be candida infection
User :   just around the hole
Doctor :   use lotrimin cream
User :   it doesn;t sounds good
User :   cool
User :   uff
Doctor :   use 5 day course of antibitics
User :   thanks a lot i will be so calm
Doctor :   with these it will cool off
User :   thank you so much i can finally sleep
Doctor :   God for such a small possible infection, why became suspicious of hymeneal rupture
Doctor :   But finally u got answer
Doctor :   Take care
User :   it was just a silly guestion i wasn't sure if is posible see it or no
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thanks a lot.
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