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urinary tract infections in children

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
UTI in Children: Any urinary tract infection in a child must be carefully worked up by the pediatrician and pediatric urologist to rule out an anatomical anomaly or re ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Guided antibiotics: Antibiotics guides by the results of a properly obtained urine culture is the standard of care for UTI treatment in kids.Treatment based on urinalysis ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
12 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Many: Being female having diabetes pregnancy kidney stones above are risk factors.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Causes of UTI: Most common is bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elia Fanous
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacteria: Utis are caused by bacterial migration into the urethra/bladder. Hygeine (not wiping front to back, etc) may be an issue. Urinating before and after ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Enteric organisms: Enteric bacteria, usually e coli, cause urinary infections. Prediposing factors may be improper hygiene, urinary tract abnormalities and trauma, even ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Very common: Second mos common infection in children. Very common in adults, more frequent in women rather than men.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
UTI in men: Men can get urinary tract infections if bacteria gets into the urethra from trauma, masturbation, sexual intercourse, etc. Rarely, men who have undia ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
UTI: short distance from anus , vagina and feces to uretheral orifice. I would go to wikipedia for more details and discuss with you Dr. As your reasons ma ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Symptoms and urine: Examination. Symptoms include burning on urination, fever, frequency of urination, smelly urine etc, urine has white cells and protein and on culture ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Infections: Until they are treated.

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