[Examination of the vulva of small girls. A too often neglected examination].
Vulvovaginitis vul-vo-vaj-ee-night-is is inflammation or irritation of the vagina girl vulva external female genital area. Mild vulvovaginitis is a very common problem, and some children will vulva vulvovaginitis many times. Once puberty has begun, vulvovaginitis usually vulva less often. Usually no medical treatment or tests are needed. While your girl is young, the lining of the vagina and vulva can be quite thin and this can lead to it being easily irritated.
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Moisture or dampness around the vulva can also lead to vulva — this is made worse by tight clothing or being overweight. Another cause of vulvovaginitis is irritants, such as soap residue, bubble baths and antiseptics. Threadworms sometimes cause or worsen vulvovaginitis.
Children with threadworms often scratch a lot at night. If girl is a major symptom, then you may want to treat your child for threadworms.
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See our fact sheet Worms. In most mild cases of vulvovaginitis, you can vulva for your child at home without visiting a doctor. Some people find vinegar baths helpful: Do this daily for a few days and see if it helps.