+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    My house
    Posts
    1,990
    Thanks
    276
    Thanked
    277
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Uti? Thrush? Something else??

    Last week my 3yo DD1 was running around with her hand in her pants scratching at her bum. Closer inspection showed a rash about an inch wide and I applied sudocream. Next day was still a little pink but much better.

    She was also red inside her vulva/labia area. This are is still quite red. She says yes if I ask her if it hurts to wee, but she is fine during the actual act. It also seems to smell a bit best way I can describe it is that it smells like "toilet". She doesn't itch at it or anything.

    So, do you think it's likely to be a uti or thrush (I've never had thrush)??? Or something completely different.

    I've given her some probiotics with her yoghurt tonight & booked her appt at the GP tomorrow afternoon.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    budgewoi
    Posts
    156
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    29
    Reviews
    0
    Thrush usually has TMI like a cottage cheese substance there!!! She may have a uti which is causing the redness glad she's booked into the dr!!! Good luck!!!!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    My house
    Posts
    1,990
    Thanks
    276
    Thanked
    277
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Tmi .. But I don't know that I'd see the cottage cheese for to sudocream that gets trapped down there

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    budgewoi
    Posts
    156
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    29
    Reviews
    0
    How did you go at the drs today??

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    248
    Thanks
    37
    Thanked
    80
    Reviews
    0
    These symptoms could indicate worms. They can actually come out and irritate around vulva too. Perhaps try worming her?

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    My house
    Posts
    1,990
    Thanks
    276
    Thanked
    277
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    The dr said it was most likely an irritation from some bubble bath we had used a few times in the last week.

    It has cleared up now.

    If it happens again after we stop the bubbles I'll try the worming.

    Thanks!

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    My house
    Posts
    1,990
    Thanks
    276
    Thanked
    277
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Funny story - Dr had a med student with him today. He was a bit "ermmm...." when I started talking about my 3 year olds inflamed vulva.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Vaginal thrush = nipple thrush?
    By Me&MrMagoo in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 21-09-2012, 21:26
  2. 9 day old son with thrush :(
    By Thatishowlifegoes in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 02-05-2012, 23:23

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Fridge-To-Go Australasia
Xmas with a NEW Fridge-to-go Lunch Bag! Fridge-To-Go Australasia
Fridge-to-go 8 hour cooler bags are ideal under the Christmas tree! Now in modern lunch bag designs - fill them with toys and chocolate to make parents and kids happy! Stay super cool and eat healthy and fresh food all summer long!
sales & new stuffsee all
Wendys Music School Melbourne
Wondering about Music Lessons? FREE 30 minute ASSESSMENT. Find out if your child is ready! Piano from age 3 years & Guitar, Singing, Drums, Violin from age 5. Lessons available for all ages. 35+ years experience. Structured program.
Use referral 'bubhub' when booking
featured supporter
Medela Australia
Our goal is to give mothers and babies the best possible support for a great and long lasting breastfeeding experience. Medela have a full range of breastpumps and breastcare products, suited to every need and lifestyle.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!