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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children

Today's Urology Care Podcast episode is about Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children. Did you know young children have a greater risk of kidney damage linked to UTI than older children or adults? Learn more on today's podcast.

Urinary Tract Infections in Children

A UTI is when bacteria gets into your urine and travels up to your bladder. As many as 8 in 100 of girls and 2 in 100 of boys will get UTIs. Young children have a greater risk of kidney damage linked to UTI than older children or adults. How Does the Urinary Tract Work? The “urinary tract” is the organs in your body that make, store, and get rid of urine, one of the waste products of ...

UTIs in Children

A fact sheet outlining what parents need to know about urinary tract infections.

UTIs in Children

A concise review outlining what parents need to know about urinary tract infections.

Arabic Urinary Tract Infections in Children

دليلٌ مفصل لمساعدة الآباء على فهم تشخيص الارتجاع المثاني الحالبي لدى أطفالهم وكيفية إدارته.(Urinary Tract Infections in Children Fact Sheet) الترجمة مقدمة من الجمعية السعودية لجراحة المسالك البولية

Urdu Urinary Tract Infections in Children

ایک جامع جائزہ جس میں خاکہ پیش کیا گیا ہے کہ والدین کو پیشاب کی نالی کے انفیکشن کے بارے میں کیا جاننے کی ضرورت ہے۔(Urinary Tract Infections in Children Fact Sheet)

Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) in Children

When urine flows from the bladder back into the ureters it's called vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). Today's Urology Care Podcast episode is about VUR. VUR is often diagnosed after a child has had more than one urinary tract infection. Children with VUR may develop urinary tract or kidney infections and may have a higher chance for kidney damage.

Causes

Normal urine is sterile and has no bacteria in it. But bacteria cover the skin and are found in large numbers in the rectal area and in stools. Bacteria may, at times, travel up the urethra into the bladder. When this happens, the bacteria multiply and, unless the body gets rid of the bacteria, may cause infection. There are 2 basic types of UTIs: bladder infection and kidney infection. When the i...

UTIs in Children

About 8 percent of girls and 1 - 2 percent of boys have had a urinary tract infection (UTI) by the time they are 5 years old. UTIs are caused by bacteria infecting the urinary tract – the organs and tubes in our body that make, store and pass urine. The urinary tract is made up of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Bacteria are not normally found in urine. However, they can enter the...

Urinary Tract Infections - Learn How to Spot and Treat Them

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for more than 8.1 million visits to the doctor each year. About 40 percent of women and 12 percent of men will feel the symptoms of at least one UTI during their lifetime. About one in five young women who have a UTI will have another one. Men are less likely to get a UTI in the first place. But if they get one, they are likely to have another because the ba...

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