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A Recurrent Uti In Children
Many causes!: Kidney infection typically occurs when bacteria enter urinary tract through the tube that carries urine from your body (urethra) and begin to multiply. However girls have a greater risk of kidney infection than do boys due to shorter urethra. A child with abnormal urinary tract, weakened immune system, and vesicoureteral reflux is more at a risk of kidney infection. ...Read more
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
Certainly: Uncircumcised boys occasionally get utis in ffirst year of life. Utis are quite common in little girls, with a peak around toilet training age (2 - 3 years). ! advise against using bubble-bath, and have little girls remove panties and pants and separate thighs widely to avoid labial trapping of urine. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: While infants can have something called urosepsis which is a whole body systemic infaction, in anyone over 3 months of age the symptoms are nothing alike. ...Read more
What percentage of people who develop urinary tract infection will develop a second infection in twelve months?
Here are some ...: The mean annual incidence of UTI is 15% and 10% in those aged 15-39 and 40-79 years, respectively; its annual recurrent rate is roughly around 15-25%. Nonetheless, ignore this figure, but focus on identifying potential precipitating factors, then modify them accordingly in addition to timely use of antibiotics. More detail and specifics? Ask Doc timely. Best wishes... ...Read more
How common are UTIs by Enterobacter agglomerans in patients aged 7? Can a healthy patient get a uti from this bacteria or just imunosupresed patients
No immune deficiency: There is no reason to suspect immune defiiciency just because of this particular bacteria. Most UTIs are caused by bacteria normally carried in the intestines, including Enterobacter (agglomerans and others). Discuss with the child's pediatrician if you have other questions about it. ...Read more
UTI: Urinary tract infections are rare in uncircumcised boys, and very rare in circumcised boys. When they do occur, the boy is usually very young (days to weeks) and has something underlying in the urinary tract that predisposes to infection. The vast majority of boys i've seen complaining of pain with urination did not have a urinary tract infection, they had manual irritation. ...Read more
Much more in woman: Urinary infections are rare im men until they reach the prostate enlargement age group, usually >>50-years. More cmmon in uncircumcised baby boys < 1-year-of-age than baby girls or circumcised boys. Urinary infections become common in women when they become sexually active, and again around menopause (age 45 -55 years) when they stop procing estrogens. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Low dose: Once daily at a dose of 125mg/day should be safe. ...Read more
Pyelonephritis: An infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis) results in severe back pain, high fever and nausea/vomiting. Unlike an infection only involving the bladder, the ascension of bacteria into the kidney is a dangerous event. In children it should raise the possibility of an abnormality of the urinary system. Congenital obstruction or urinary reflux are the most common causes. Surgery may be necessary. ...Read more
How to avoid recurrent vaginal yeast infection in women with rheumatic fever taking secondary prophylactic antibiotic a lifetime?
Possibly, yes: With usual midstream urine specimen, infection only in the urethra might night not show elevated white blood cells or bacteria on urinalysis; the initial flow could flush the urethra. However, UTI is rarely limited to the urethra. By far the main causes of localized urethral infections are STDs: gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonoccal urethritis (NGU). Discuss with doctor, esp if at risk for STD. ...Read more
Would stopping Culturell for a week cause pseudamonas in a gut grow more in an asymptomatic child who tested positive for pseudamonas growth in stool?
No effect: The presence or absence of OTC probiotics has little if any influence on whether or not a kid will acquire this germ. They had to ingest it for it to show up in the stool. If anything, probiotic strains coexist with this germ.They would never kill or prevent it from moving in. ...Read more
Can an ovarian cyst cause urinary tract infections? Have gotten a UTI two months in a row following growth and pain in ovarian cyst.
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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