The common infection occurs when there is an overgrowth of the yeast Candida, which is always present in the body in small amounts but can multiply when the normal acidity or hormonal balance changes. As Lois P. It lives on the surface of everyone's skin and normally does not cause any problems.
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If you suspect your child has a vaginal yeast infection, the best course of action is to have a doctor examine her. The doctor will confirm the diagnosis of a yeast infection in a little girl and advise you on how to treat this condition. Vaginal yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of the Candida fungus. This yeast is naturally present on the body and can be found on the skin, in the mouth, and in the gastrointestinal tract.
By Ellen Rosenberg Apr 1, Photo: iStockPhoto. From itchy bums to painful peeing, Michael Dickinson, a paediatrician in Miramichi, NB, explains that genital health issues are quite common in children, especially around pre-school age.
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Young children in primary school sometimes complain of itching and soreness of the vulva. This is nearly always due to a harmless skin disease. The commonest causes are:.