From Virginia, USA:
My daughter is 6 years old and has had a chronic vaginal rash for the last 6 months. She has had these rashes on and off for about 3 years. She is also a little over weight for her age (not much, but a bit) and has thick toenails that curl under. I have searched the net for all of these symptoms and diabetes keeps popping up. Are these symptoms of diabetes? Should she be checked? Thank you for any guidance.
If your daughter has had a normal blood sugar test for diabetes, it might be worthwhile for her to be seen by a gynecologist with an interest in pediatrics. Persistent vaginal rash can be from a variety of different causes, diabetes being one.
Original posting 20 Apr 1998
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
|Return to the Top of This Page|
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:58
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.