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My daughter is nine years old and has an unknown discharge. Can this happen by her experimenting with herself sexually?

In Topics: Physical development, Self esteem and identity
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Mar 22, 2012
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What the Expert Says:

Generally, no.  Many pre pubertal girls will develop a discharge which is harmless. Sometimes it can be a fungal infection from wetness also. On occasion, it is a foreign body such as toilet paper.  check with your pediatrician about this and have her examined.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics

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