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Urinary tract infections (child)

Urinary tract infections (child): Introduction

Urinary tract infections (child): Infection of the urinary system in children. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Urinary tract infections (child) is available below.

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Treatments for Urinary tract infections (child)

  • Antibiotics
  • Collection of an appropriate urine specimen is essential to ensure the diagnosis is correct before treatment is commenced
  • Antibiotic therapy - specific antibiotic and length of course of treatment determined by the infecting organism, the severity of the infection, and the age of the child
  • Prophylactic antibiotics - should be commenced after the initial course of antibiotics is finished while appropriate investigations are performed
  • Further investigation - such as ultrasound and micturating cystourethrogram performed to exclude kidney scarring and diagnose vesicourethral reflux if present
  • more treatments...»

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