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When it comes to anything related to bodies and sexual and reproductive health, most people wonder, "Am I normal? This article describes different types of vagina. We also discuss when to see a doctor based on the appearance of the vagina and factors such as discharge.
For most dads, caring for a vulva is an alien task. In fact, some dads may be so out of touch that they misidentify the outer region of the female genitalia as the vagina. First off, parents should want their daughter to accurately know what the parts of their genitalia are called.
Vaginal foreign bodies are a complaint occasionally encountered in pediatric clinics and emergency departments, and when pediatric patients present with a vaginal foreign body sexual abuse may not be considered. We describe two children with vaginal foreign bodies who were found to have been sexually abused. Each child had a discharge positive for a sexually transmitted infection despite no disclosure or allegation of abuse.
These are external links and will open in a new window. Girls as young as nine are seeking surgery on their genitals because they are distressed by its appearance, the Victoria Derbyshire show has been told. Dr Naomi Crouch, a leading adolescent gynaecologist, said she was concerned GPs were referring rising numbers of young girls who wanted an operation.
Vulvovaginitis is a common condition that causes irritation or inflammation of the genital area. Vulva is a word girls might not have heard before. Most girls will use the word vagina to refer to their genitalia.
She was so worried she made her Mum take her to a doctor to explore the option of surgery. Kathy, now 18, is part of a new pilot study aimed at understanding why a growing number of Australian girls, as young as 11, are seeking cosmetic surgery on their otherwise normal genitals. While the research study is still in its early stages, with eleven interviews so far, Ms Barnard says those she has spoken to had little sense at the time of what a normal vulva looked like.
My young daughter is six this month and suffers from vaginal discharge, which has, for the past three months, been constant. It is dark yellow in colour but has little or no odour. The discharge itself is sometimes quite copious and reacts with the skin around her vulva causing redness and sometimes ulcerations. I have seen a number of doctors who have either prescribed cream to alleviate the redness which is sometimes accompanied by itching or antibiotics, which stopped the discharge for almost two weeks.
Vulvovaginitis is skin irritation around the vulva and vagina that is common in young children. Read about the symptoms and treatment of vulvovaginitis. Vulvovaginitis is an inflammation or irritation of the delicate skin of the vulvar and vaginal area.