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My 10 year old daughter has a red, itchy vagina, that she also

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My 10 year old daughter has a red, itchy vagina, that she also says is sore. It seems to happen at night and has occured in the last 3 days. There is no vaginal discharge and she has no burning or difficulties when going to the toilet. Can I use hydrocortisone cream to relieve the itch until we can get to see a doctor?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 6 years ago.
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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada :

Hello J C, Yes you can for a couple of days till consultation. Alternate it with clotridazole cream or lotion for possible fungal infection.

Dr. Yogindra Vasavada :

Do not neglect to see a specialist even if much relieved as hydrocortisone can suppress inflamation without curing the disease.

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Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 6 years ago.
Please dry the outside skin well after bath, visit to toilet and use cotton undies.