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10 Sep 2007

discharge
My daughter is 4 years old, I've recently noticed that sometimes she's got something white/discharge around her vagina, I not sure if it's dirty or what, I've asked her if someone has touched her private parts and she said no. Is it normal at her age to have discharge.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

This could be quite normal, but she may have a candida infection. This often starts after the use of an antibiotic. Give her a probiotic such a Reuteri tablets daily for 10 days and use Nystatin cream in the vaginal area twice a day. If the discharge persists and is at all smelly or profuse then ask your doctor to see her.
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