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What Causes White Vaginal Discharge In A Child?

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Posted on Tue, 1 Dec 2015
Question: In my daughters vegina a white liquid coming she is 5 years old.
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma (31 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
foreign body in the vagina needs to be ruled out.

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Is the vaginal discharge foul smelling?
Is it associated with itching or pain?
The vaginal discharge, if clear, non foul smelling and not associated with itching, then it is normal.
However, if any of the symptoms are present, then you should consult an OBGYN specialist as soon as possible for proper examination, investigations and treatment accordingly.
A foreign body in the vagina needs to be ruled out.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Deepti Verma (24 minutes later)
Sir it not itching , not smelling.what I do now
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma (6 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Consult an OBGYN

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear, you should consult an OBGYN specialist for proper examination and treatment , and to rule out any foreign body in vagina.
Foreign body in vagina is common in vagina in children, which they can put while playing.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Deepti Verma (9 minutes later)
Dear madam, please prescribe medicins for my given problum. Because I am not able to go for treatment at OBGYN
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma (3 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Perineal hygiene

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
If there is any foreign body in the vagina then antibiotics like metrinidazole may be required.
If the discharge is otherwise, then she needs to maintain perineal hygiene, and wear cotton undergarments.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What Causes White Vaginal Discharge In A Child?

Brief Answer: foreign body in the vagina needs to be ruled out. Detailed Answer: Hi dear, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. Is the vaginal discharge foul smelling? Is it associated with itching or pain? The vaginal discharge, if clear, non foul smelling and not associated with itching, then it is normal. However, if any of the symptoms are present, then you should consult an OBGYN specialist as soon as possible for proper examination, investigations and treatment accordingly. A foreign body in the vagina needs to be ruled out. Hope you found the answer helpful. Regards Dr Deepti Verma