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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Ninah | 2008/06/09

Q.

Urine smell

My 5 year old daugther sometimes wets herself during play or when she is active.
she remembers going to the toilet- when the need pushes, but sometimes she dont go- the times when forgets to go the loo i can usualy smell that she had an accident- even thoug it is only drops on her undies. Please help

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is difficult to know if there is a problem here or not from what you have written here. It would be wise to exclude a possible bladder or urinary system infection just to be on the safe side. So you should take her to be seen by your doctor who must test her urine for any possible infection.

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