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A 36-year-old female asked about a female:

my 11mnth old baby girl has cries when she poos.stools are soft.i noticed a skin fold around anus.used topical1%steroid for 2wks.wat cud it be??

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Have her seen: Have her bottom examined if she is uncomfortable with stooling. It may be a fissure? Although that is often associated with bleeding. It may be normal. All the best.

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