Symptoms can occur a bit differently in each child.
Symptoms in babies can include:
Symptoms in children can include:
The symptoms of a UTI can seem like other health conditions. Make sure your child sees his or her healthcare provider for a diagnosis.
The healthcare provider will ask about your child’s symptoms and health history. The provider will give your child a physical exam. Your child may also have tests, such as:
Treatment will depend on your child’s symptoms, age, and general health. It will also depend on how severe the condition is. Treatment may include:
Your child's healthcare provider may want to see your child back again a few days after treatment starts to see how treatment is working.
Talk with your child’s healthcare providers about the risks, benefits, and possible side effects of all treatments.
You can help prevent UTIs in your child if you:
Call the healthcare provider if your child has:
Tips to help you get the most from a visit to your child’s healthcare provider:
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