What is the treatment for vaginal infections in children?

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The treatment for vaginal infections is the same for children as for adults. Your doctor will discuss with you the appropriate treatment for your child, including medications. Your doctor can also discuss with you strategies to keep your child from touching or scratching the vagina. It is important to make sure children are taught proper hygiene after using the toilet to prevent the vaginal infection from recurring.

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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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