Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: ME | 2010-06-15

Q.

pain urinating

hi my 2 and half year old baby girl has pain everytime she urinates could it be UTI?and she always scrach her butt always at night what could it be?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your little girl could well have a UTI and should be seen by a doctor and her urine should be tested. She probably also has a pinworm infection which is causing her anal itch. This can easily be treated with a single 5ml dose of Vermox syrup.

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