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Why does my baby cry when she pees?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Greene
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: It hurts!

Something called bubble bath urethritis -- tender inflammation of the sensitive lining where urine exits, caused by bubble bath or bath soaps w/ fragrances or other chemicals -- is a common cause.
Ouch! another possibility is a urinary tract infection, especially if other symptoms. A urine test can check for this. Utis are more common in boy babies. Many babies with utis don't cry when they pee.

In brief: It hurts!

Something called bubble bath urethritis -- tender inflammation of the sensitive lining where urine exits, caused by bubble bath or bath soaps w/ fragrances or other chemicals -- is a common cause.
Ouch! another possibility is a urinary tract infection, especially if other symptoms. A urine test can check for this. Utis are more common in boy babies. Many babies with utis don't cry when they pee.
Dr. Alan Greene
Dr. Alan Greene
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
be sure to have your baby checked for a bladder infection.
Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics

In brief: Possible infection

A baby should not cry when urinating.
A visit to your pediatrician is needed to examine for external irritation such as a diaper rash or yeast infection. A urine sample may be taken to check for a urinary tract infection.

In brief: Possible infection

A baby should not cry when urinating.
A visit to your pediatrician is needed to examine for external irritation such as a diaper rash or yeast infection. A urine sample may be taken to check for a urinary tract infection.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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