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Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis in Children - What to Eat and Not to Eat With Interstitial Cystitis
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- Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis in Children
Urinary tract infection diagnosis in children involves taking urine samples. This eMedTV article looks at the steps involved in diagnosing a urinary tract infection in children and discusses how a urine sample is taken from a child.
- Urinary Tract Infection in Children
Each year, about 3 percent of children in the United States have a urinary tract infection. In children, as this eMedTV page explains, symptoms may include unexplained fever, incontinence, and irritability. Treatment is essential to prevent damage.
- Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms in Children
Urinary tract infection symptoms in children who are younger may include fever, nausea, and vomiting. As this eMedTV resource explains, symptoms of a urinary tract infection in older children may include painful urination and red or cloudy urine.
- Vesicoureteral Reflux
Vesicoureteral reflux is a condition in which urine flows back from the bladder to the ureters. This eMedTV resource discusses types, causes, and symptoms of this condition; information on diagnosis and treatment is also provided.
- What Is Interstitial Cystitis?
What is interstitial cystitis? As this eMedTV article explains, it is a chronic bladder condition that causes pain in the bladder and the surrounding pelvic region. This page also covers information on its symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
- What Is Mirabegron Used For?
By binding to certain receptors in the bladder, mirabegron helps to treat an overactive bladder. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at how this drug works to help reduce leaking accidents and minimize the frequency of urination during the day.
- What Is Nitrofurantoin Used For?
As this eMedTV page explains, nitrofurantoin is used to treat or prevent urinary tract infections, depending on which product you are using. This article takes a closer look at how the drug works, the age groups it is approved for, and more.
- What to Eat and Not to Eat With Interstitial Cystitis
By figuring out what to eat and not to eat with interstitial cystitis, you can help control symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers a list of common foods to avoid in order to help prevent symptoms from worsening.