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Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in young children. Normal urine has no germs (bacteria). However, bacteria can get into the urinary tract and may an infection. At Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care we are able to evaluate and treat urinary tract infections.
Early diagnosis and prompt treatment are important because untreated or repeated infections can cause long-term medical problems. Bring your child to Little Spurs if you suspect that they have a UTI.
Yes we do take urine samples to test for a urinary tract infection. We can test for UTIs in-house and we can send it out for more thorough testing.
Yes, we can prescribe antibiotics if your child is diagnosed with a UTI. Infants and young children with UTIs usually need to take antibiotics tor 7 to 14 days, sometimes longer. Make sure your child takes all the medicine your pediatrician prescribes. Do not stop giving your child the medicine until the pediatrician says the treatment is finished, even if your child feels better. UTls can return if not fully treated.
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