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How much is too much urine for a newborn?

How much is too much urine for a newborn?

Equal parts: They should be putting out approximately the same amount as they are taking in. Signs of excessive urine loss are sunken eyes, dry mouth, wrinkled skin, and sunken fontenelles. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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What should I do if my newborn baby boy has blood in his urine?

What should I do if my newborn baby boy has blood in his urine?

Evaluation needed: gross hematuria (blood in urine) should be evaluated immediately. See your pediatrician immediately or go to urgent care or ER if pediatrician unavailable. ...Read more

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My 11 days old newborn did not pass urine in 10 hours should I be worried?

My 11 days old newborn did not pass urine in 10 hours should I be worried?

No: You have 24 hours. Unless baby has poor intake then it would be a problem . Can get dehydrated quickly . Need to increase nursing and /or supplement with formula if supply is low. Baby may be fussy, lethargic / listless . See your pediatrician asap. ...Read more

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What're the health risk of a newborn with urine infection?

What're the health risk of a newborn with urine infection?

See below: Most of the time, there are no serious problems, other than the uti. However, the child may develop sepsis, where the bacteria causing the UTI is in the blood stream. Sepsis can be dangerous. We recently had a 5 week old in our practice pass away from sepsis. ...Read more

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My grandson has what appears to be frank blood in his urine 3 day old newborn?

My grandson has what appears to be frank blood in his urine 3 day old  newborn?

Blood??: It would certainly be unusual for any newborn to have bloody urine but there are some events where this appears to be the case. The crystals formed by concentrated urine can form a rust colored stain in a diaper. Many interpret this to be blood, but a simple test can show it's not.True blood is commonly seen for a day or so after a circumcision.Contact the kids doc & see what s/he suggests you do. ...Read more

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What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

HEMATURIA: There is gross blood and microscopic blood, males and females are a bit diff. Workup. Could be nothing but needs workup by a pediatrician or pediatric urologist or pediatric nephrologist. ...Read more

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There is frank blood spots in urine of 3 day old newborn?

There is frank blood spots in urine of 3 day old newborn?

Probably not blood: Brick or mud colored stain over wet diaper of newborn baby is from uric acid crystal and is transient. If the stain is bright red in color or it persists, seek a medical attention. ...Read more

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I think I have a urine infection because when i pee in hurts like a burning when i wipe am breastfeedng my newborn can dis affect him or transfer to h?

See full ans: Urinary infections usually do not affect the baby, but if the infection spreads to your blood it might. So better get it checkedout. You may need to be on an antibiotic, but mention to your doctor that you are breast feeding so they can prescribe you meds that will not affect the baby. ...Read more

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New born baby girl 4 days old , blood in urine is it normal ?

New born baby girl 4 days old , blood in urine is it normal ?

Likely menstrual: Baby girls have female parts that can shed menstrual blood or just a mucousy show starting a few days after the cord is clamped. That stops the mothers hormones from entering baby, so they can withdraw. It is often starts by day 4 and seldom later than day 7. Enough blood to cover a few q-tips would be common. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more