Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Cherryl | 2010/08/28

Q.

frequent urination in 8 year old daughter

my daughter uses the toilet almost every half hour when at home. at school less frequently. is this a problem? it is very hard to go anywhere without her asking to use the loo.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is indeed a problem and there musy be a reason for this. She may have a bladder or urinary system infection or she may have diabetes. Her urine should be tested ASAP by her doctor.

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