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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.

Symptoms of Urinary tract infections (child)

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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