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Is It Possible For My 20 Month Old Daughter To Get A Uti
Yes.: Urinary tract infections (utis) are fairly common in childhood. Some signs/symptoms of utis in young children include fever, abdominal pain, irritability, nausea/vomiting, frequent urination, and pain during urination. If you suspect your child has a uti, see your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Yes: Current recommendations for the work up of a UTI for young children up to 2 years includes a renal ultrasound as well as a vcug. Other factors may influence this decision: fever with uti, gender (boys of any age require work up), recurrent uti's, urination problems, growth problems, high blood pressure and family history of kidney problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi, my 19 yr old daughter has reuccerent UTI with ecoli almost every month. Is becoming resistant to oral drugs so injectible has to be used.
Look for cause: Her docs need to look for the cause of her recurrent utis. I would also suggest being evaluated by a chinese medicine practitioner or homeopath as they can help prevent future problems. She needs to drink lots of water and she can also take d mannose pills, they can help prevent future utis. ...Read more
Hygiene: Urinary tract infections are not that common in children, and most kids won't get them regardless. However, proper wiping hygiene, wiping front to back, helps. Keeping the area clean in the bath, but not causing irritation, avoiding bubble bath. Some advocate cranberries, which may help (juice or supplement). Baking soda baths are soothing to vaginal irritation. Diaper cream and Hydrocortisone too. ...Read more
My 4 1/2 year old daughter is having 2-10 accidents a day. She was tested for UTI and it was negative. I was considering taking her to a uroligist.?
Pediatric urologist: Good idea. Your daughter may have an anatomic bladder problem wetting so frequently so it is worth having a kidney and bladder ultrasound plus a voiding cysto-urethrogram. Some pediatric urologists can schedule both studies plus consultation in a single visit. She may have a very small bladder, bladder reflux or some other anatomic cause for wetting. However studies may also be normal. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 yr old daughter keeps having potty accedents and her pee is so strong! is this a sign of a uti?
Daughter was test for UTI came negative but she pees het pants everyday bc she can't get there fast enough should I retest?
Common for 3-y-olds: Daughter is still very young & likely has a normal small bladder. Has urge incontinence. Many 3-y-o kids still in diapers. Frequency could be due to acidic fruit juices, food/beverage coloring or consuming lots of liquids.Only slight chance of overactiove bladder. Don't need to repeat urinalysis if it was white blood cell & bacteria free.Tincture of time should cure this. See pedi urologist if not. ...Read more
Uti 8 yrs old daughter treated three days with 250mg azithro. No improvement. Now cephalexim 250mgx3 for 10 days! is it safe?
Antibiotic Choice: For UTI depends on the urine culture and sensitivity report. Azithromycin is not the first line of treatment for uti. Her pediatrician definitely checked the culture report before prescribing cephalexin, which is given every 6 hourly. Check with her doc. If not better. ...Read more
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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