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Urinary Tract Infection in Children - Why do urinary infections matter?

 
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Urinary infections can make your child unwell and may happen repeatedly. In a few children an abnormality of the kidneys or bladder is found that might need further treatment to stop the infections to prevent any harm to the kidneys. This is why at least one test is done to look at your child's kidneys and bladder when your child has had a UTI.

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Content compiled by members of the Children’s Renal & Urology Unit, QMC Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals.


The National Kidney Federation cannot accept responsibility for information provided. The above is for guidance only. Patients are advised to seek further information from their own doctor.

NKF Controlled Document No. 156: Why do urinary infections matter? written: 06/05/2005 last reviewed: 14/11/2020