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Is it possible that she could have a yeast infection? adult content

My 4 year old daughter has been complaining of her privates hurting the past couple of days. I looked down there earlier and it is pretty red and she complained of the pain. I'm just wondering if it is possible that she has a yeast infection?

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proudmom2510

Asked by proudmom2510 at 10:37 PM on Mar. 18, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • It is very possible.
    Amanda11810

    Answer by Amanda11810 at 10:40 PM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • I just realized that she does it when she goes to the bathroom and she's been urinating a lot. Maybe a UTI?
    proudmom2510

    Comment by proudmom2510 (original poster) at 10:57 PM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • I would say a UTI more then a yeast infection but she is complaining of pain. I am assuming you wash her but might not be there for every bathroom trip.
    karing4elmas

    Answer by karing4elmas at 11:05 PM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • Could be a yeast infection, UTI or bladder infection. TAKE HER TO THE DOCTOR.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:08 PM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • YES I wash her and I was planning on taking her to the doctor, I just wanted some input from other moms.
    proudmom2510

    Comment by proudmom2510 (original poster) at 11:21 PM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • A. UA needs to be done but it is possible
    Nitestalker

    Answer by Nitestalker at 12:13 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • either way I'd take her to the doctor ASAP and see what they say it is so it can be treated properly
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 12:10 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Giving a warm bath without any soap present in the water daily for the next couple of days will help keep it clean and reduce irriation. It can be caused from not wiping properly, too.
    Aries46845

    Answer by Aries46845 at 11:53 AM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • yes i can be .... or a uti ............ take her to the dr..... she needs prescriptions
    allforthelove

    Answer by allforthelove at 6:14 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • it could be either or, sometimes it can be the soap you use. Once you take her to the hospital and find out the problem consider getting a milder soap.
    prissysayshi

    Answer by prissysayshi at 7:20 PM on Mar. 27, 2011

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