Bleeding from the Vagina Child Evaluation
The evaluation of vaginal bleeding in children begins with a history and physical exam.
The physical exam is usually normal in a female child with vaginal bleeding.
Physical findings in a child with vaginal bleeding may include:
- Abrasions to the labia or vagina
- Bruising of the labia or vagina
- Laceration to the labia or vagina
- Swelling of the labia or vagina
- Vaginal discharge
- Vaginal foreign body
Tests that may be used to evaluate vaginal bleeding in children include:
Continue to Bleeding from the Vagina Child Treatment
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