What causes abnormal vaginal discharge in a child?

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Posted on Wed, 9 Nov 2016 in Women's Health
Question: My daughter is 9 years old she is having some vaginal discharge - and is a little red on her skin. I am wondering if this could be bladder infection or yeast infection?
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Answered by Dr. Soumya 10 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yeast infection possible

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns.

This appears to be an yeast infection. This needs to be treated by antifungal medicines at a later stage if not cured by home remedies..

I suggest let her sit in warm water with antiseptic and salt for a week twice a day for 5 minutes. This will help in reducing infection.

I recommend using medicines only if the above method does not work.

Let me know if you need anymore help.

Regards
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