Urinary Problems and Injuries, Age 11 and Younger - Check Your Symptoms
Call a doctor if:
- Painful urination occurs with:
- Fever or chills.
- Not being able to urinate when you feel the urge.
- Pain in the back, side, groin, or genital area.
- Blood or pus in the urine.
- Unusual discharge from the vagina or penis.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Urinary symptoms do not improve after 1 or 2 days, or they get worse even with home treatment. Untreated urinary tract infections (UTIs) can spread, which may lead to kidney infections and other serious problems.
- You are pregnant or have diabetes, and you have symptoms of a UTI.
- You are a man, and you have symptoms of a UTI.
- You think that your child may have a UTI.
Signs of a UTI in a baby or young child may be:
Call your child's doctor today if you suspect your child has a UTI.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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