How do I manage prepubescent vulvovaginitis on a daily basis?

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As soon as you notice symptoms such as a vaginal discharge, foul odor, or irritation, talk to your doctor to start treatment immediately. After starting treatment, prepubescent vulvovaginitis symptoms usually respond well to medication. In the meantime, you should step up your hygiene routine to prevent the infection from spreading and to aid in the healing process. This includes washing your hands before touching your genitals and wiping from front to back after using the bathroom. Children should be monitored to make sure that they are practicing correct personal hygiene. It can also be beneficial to use milder soap or simply washing the genital area with clean water.

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Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis refers to numerous types of infections that can affect the vulva and vaginal area. Causes of vulvovaginitis include yeast, bacteria, parasites STDs and other viruses. If you have symptoms of vulvovaginitis like odor...

, discharge, itching, rash or pain in the vagina, you should call your doctor. You will want to make sure that you are treated for this condition, as it does not always go away on its own.
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