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four year old with poorly foof

(5 Posts)
peppapigrocks Sun 15-Jul-12 20:46:45

please help!
my daughter is four (five in october) and she seems continually sore down there. I have been dr countless times and they say it could be caused by constipation. any tips on relieving her pain will be so welcomed.

Littlefish Sun 15-Jul-12 20:48:21

Could it be threadworms? is it worse at night?

Pancakeflipper Sun 15-Jul-12 20:51:22

I thought it was a spelling error for foot. But obviously not.
Have they done a urine test to rule out UTI?
Is it sore and scratchy? Could be washing powder/ soap/ bath stuff.
What are her poo's like? Keep a diary of her bowel habits for a while.
You can get Lactose from chemists or prescribed Movicol.

But try more veg/fruit/ dried fruit like apricots and dates at first. Swop white bread for whole meal.

IMcHunt Sun 15-Jul-12 20:53:27

I saw the title and immediately thought threadworms - they had the same effect on my dd. A dose of ovex later, no more vulvitis.

peppapigrocks Sun 15-Jul-12 20:58:04

yes pancake, its foof! or Winkle! or Fairy! depends what mood we are in!. Threadworms... didnt think of that, worth checking. May i also add she doesnt drink unless i force it down her! thanks for tips people.

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