Why would a child of 7 years get 2 urinary tract infections this year?

Be seen. It is unusual for a child of that age to get many infections. Particularly if it is a male, but even if it is a female, there may be anatomic sources for their problem.

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How many urinary tract infections can a 6 year old girl have in a year before its a concern?

More than 1 UTI. Anything more than one urinary tract infection in a six year old needs to be investigated for urological anomaly.Testing should include renal and bladder ultrasound and may be dmsa renal cortical scan sparing ovarin radiation referal to a pediatric urologist may be considered. Read more...
Depends ?Fever & VUR. Should have work-up with ultrasound & VCUG (voiding cystourethrogram/bladder x-ray) after first febrile UTI or if back pain present. Also would get dmsa nuclear scan after 1 or 2 febrile utis. Would be concerned if high grade bladder reflux or kidney scarring found after 1 uti. Numerous utis with absence of fever or back pain, normal kidneys & no reflux would not be concerned. Read more...
There is concern now. Any UTI in a 6yr old girl, is of concern and suggests an underlying congenital abnormality of the urinary tract. This should be evaluated by a pediatric urologist, without delay. Read more...
One. Need to make sure she is voiding well and drinking a lot of water. Make sure she is not constipated. Read more...

I have been getting klebsiella urinary tract infections after having cdiff. I have had chronic ecoli utis for years. Why did it suddenly change?

Chronic UTI's. The main bacteria in any infection are there for a variety of reasons. In your case, you likely had multiple courses of antibiotics. That killed most of the e.Coli, but left behind resistant klebsiella. Now you're getting infections with that bug. If you get that one, a new one might again emerge. You may need further evaluation of your urinary tract to see if anything in the plumbing is cause. Read more...

How come I get so many urinary tract infections?

UTI risks. The most common reasons center around issues of hygiene and hydration status. Make sure these things are optimized, and then review with your doctor if symptoms persist. Read more...

How can I get relief from constant urinary tract infections?

Fluids, regular void. Copious fluid intake, frequent urination, post intercourse urination, possible daily prophylactic antibiotics. Read more...
Find a cause. You may have a stone in the kidney or bladder, some malformation, or some other mechanical or idiosyncratic reason for having these. Cystoscopy and imaging of the gu tract may be in order. Read more...

What causes some one to get urinary tract infections every month?

Here are some ... How have you known having monthly UTI? Is it based on irritative voiding symptoms or symptoms + urine culture? If just on symptoms around period or ovulation, such irritative voiding symptoms may be related with hormonal change making urinary lining more sensitive in some; if on Sx + U-culture, you then indeed have bacterial UTI, which could be treated with timely use of preventive antibiotics. Read more...