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Vaginal candidiasis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi,My 3 yr old daughter has vaginal irritation with yellowish crusting
User :   Is this normal
User :   Not sure about the irritation, though she says it is uncomfortable
User :   GP here treated as candiasis once before and she said it felt better
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many days did she took treatment for that
User :   1 week
User :   1% clotrimazole cream
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it might be again candidiasis
User :   is this common at 3 years?
Doctor :   But your kid might need a physical examination
User :   Is there something I should do to prevent it
Doctor :   it depends on the immunity of the child
User :   Ok
Doctor :   it should not happen at such a tender age
User :   OK
Doctor :   but it may occur in exceptional cases like your child
User :   why
Doctor :   for unknown reason

Doctor :   what you have to do is .. continue the treatment as per physician advise
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