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Vaginal Bleeding in Children 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:

Tests that may be used to evaluate vaginal bleeding in children include:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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