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Hi. My 4 years daughter wakes up screeming and saying that

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Hi. My 4 years daughter wakes up screeming and saying that hers genitals hurts. It happens three tines in last 6 month. That screeming lasts about half an hour. I gave her paracetamol.
I'm worried if it can be something seriuos or it's normal for that age girls.
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No its not normal She needs to have an exam by a

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Dr to be sure she is ok. You can take her to your pediatrician

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Little girls get diaper rash from wiping incorrectly and leaving bits of tissue. You can treat this with a diaper rash cream.

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You can teach her to apply it herself

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Little girls can also get a skin condition called lichen sclerosis which is like psoriasis. Its temporary and not serious but does need to be treated with a prescription steroid cream.

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I hope this helps

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


We've seen doctor and he treated irritated genital. it didn't get better and the we've found ourself cause of that irritation: thread-worms. so we OK now. we fought them and now my daughter is OK ...

Great I am glad she is ok Be sure to wash all the bedding and clothing in hot water and dry hot. Any siblings should also be treated.