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Urinary tract infection – children: Overview, Causes

Urinary tract infection - children: Overview, Causes

Definition A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection of the urinary tract. This article discusses UTIs in children. The urinary tract includes the: Bladder Kidneys Ureters — the tubes that take urine from each kidney to the bladder … Read more

Urinary tract infection – children: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Young children with UTIs may only have a fever, poor appetite, vomiting, or no symptoms at all. Most urinary tract infections in children only involve the bladder. If the infection spreads to the kidneys, it is called … Read more

Urinary tract infection – children: Treatment

Treatment In children, UTIs should be treated quickly with antibiotics to protect the developing kidneys. Any child under 6 months old or who has other complications should see a specialist immediately. Younger infants will usually stay in the hospital and … Read more

Urinary tract infection – children: Overview, Causes

Definition A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection of the urinary tract. This article discusses UTIs in children. The urinary tract includes the: Bladder Kidneys Ureters — the tubes that take urine from each kidney to the bladder … Read more

Urinary tract infection – children: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Young children with UTIs may only have a fever, poor appetite, vomiting, or no symptoms at all. Most urinary tract infections in children only involve the bladder. If the infection spreads to the kidneys, it is called … Read more

Urinary tract infection – children: Treatment

Treatment In children, UTIs should be treated quickly with antibiotics to protect the developing kidneys. Any child under 6 months old or who has other complications should see a specialist immediately. Younger infants will usually stay in the hospital and … Read more