Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Tanya | 2012-06-13

Q.

Wee at night time

Hi doc i have a six year old and for the last couple of nights close to bedtime she has been having to go to the loo almost every 2 mins to wee.. I asked her if her urine is burny and she said no burt she''s constantly in the loo...Should i take her to a doctor?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This complaint is known as urinary frequency or 'urgency' and is often a sign of a urinary system infection.It is unusual that your daughter does not complain about her urine burning.She should be seen by your doctor. Her urine must be tested for a possible infection.

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