Vaginal Bleeding in Infants Home Care
- Continue normal feeding.
- Watch for worsening bleeding.
- Follow your doctor's instructions.
Vaginal Bleeding in Infants Warning Signs
Notify your doctor for vaginal bleeding in infants and any of the following:
- Worsening vaginal bleeding
- Worsening vaginal swelling
- Worsening vaginal discharge
- Abdominal pain
- Abdominal tenderness
- Vaginal injury:
- Abrasions to the labia or vagina
- Bruises to the labia or vagina
- Laceration to the labia or vagina
- Swelling of the labia or vagina
- Possible sexual abuse
- Fever over 100.4 degrees F (38 C)
- Weight loss
Continue to Vaginal Bleeding in Infants Underlying Cause
- Merritt DF. Evaluation of vaginal bleeding in the preadolescent child. Semin Pediatr Surg. 1998 Feb;7(1):35-42.