Vulvovaginitis Vulvovaginitis This fact sheet is available in the following languages: Vulvovaginitis vul-vo-vaj-ee-night-is is inflammation or irritation of the vagina and vulva external female genital area. Mild vulvovaginitis is a very common problem, and some children will have vulvovaginitis many times. Once puberty has begun, vulvovaginitis usually occurs less often.
Is this your child's symptom? Genital symptoms in young girls before puberty Symptoms include pain, itching, discharge, bleeding and rashes Vulva itching and irritation from soap is the most common problem Symptoms not caused by an injury Symptoms Covered in this Topic Vaginal symptoms include discharge, bleeding and pain Vulva symptoms include itching, pain and pain when passing urine Genital area skin symptoms include itching, pain, rash and swelling Causes of Genital Symptoms in Young Girls Soap Vulvitis. The vulva is the area outside the vagina. Soaps can cause this area to be red, sore and itchy. Bubble baths are the most common cause of genital itching. Not rinsing the genitals at all can also cause itching. Any stool left on the vulva is very irritating.
Vaginal itching and discharge - child URL of this page: Vaginal discharge may also be present. The color, smell, and consistency of the discharge can vary, depending on the cause of the problem. Causes Common causes of vaginal itching and discharge in young girls include: Chemicals such as perfumes and dyes in detergents, fabric softeners, creams, ointments, and sprays may irritate the vagina or the skin around the vagina.