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Small child, yeast infection, piece of vagina hanging outside, itching. Medical attention needed?

I was changing my 17 month old and putting cream on her for a yeast infection and noticed that this piece of her vagina was hanging out it normaly was inside her more its a small straight skinny piece is that normal she has bin scratching and pulling at her self a lot is that y this happened or do i need to get her checked out
Asked On : Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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Thank you for your query.

It is not uncommon to see a tag of mucus membrane at the lower end of uvula in some female babies which disappear with time.

I am wondering on whose directions you are applying cream for yeast infection as such an infection is very uncommon at this age. If a doctor has examined and advised then it is fine otherwise I shall appreciate that your daughter be examined by a doctor who will also guide you for the tag of mucus membrane.

I hope I have examined your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your daughter all the best.


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