Advice 1: How to treat frequent urination in a child

Frequent urination is the increase in the number of evacuations of the bladder. Often the volume of urine less than normal. Parents need to pay attention to what other symptoms has the child, whether there is blood in the urine, puffiness around eyes temperature. In any case, frequent urination requires specialist advice.
How to treat frequent urination in a child
You will need
  • - 1 teaspoon of bearberry;
  • - 1 teaspoon of leaves of bilberry.
Physiological frequent urination common for children up to 1.5-2 years. They are still learning the skills of control over the functions of the body. Up to six months urination takes them as an unconditional reflex. The normal amount of urination in infants – up to twenty times a day. This frequency at this age is considered normal and requires no treatment. After the kids start to create a feeling of fullness of the bladder. Frequency of urination is reduced, the child can already hold urine. Increase the size of the bladder. To four years a child wets 7-9 times a day. The volume of urine in norm should correspond to the number of incoming liquid. Any deviation in this scheme is the reason for going to the doctor.
Frequent urination can be caused by many reasons. Most often a bladder infection. But there may be serious reasons - for example, diabetes. In addition to frequent urination, in diabetes, a child has a dry mouth, constant thirst, smell of acetone breath, fatigue and weakness.
If the diagnosis of diabetes is confirmed, assigned medication and a strict diet.
Cystitis is a very common disease in which, in addition to frequent and painful urination, temperature can increase, decrease, appetite, appear blood in the urine. Diagnose infection with bacteriological analysis. After that the doctor picks an antibiotic and prescribes a course of treatment. In addition, from the diet of the sick child exclude spicy, salty, fatty and fried foods that can cause irritation. Be sure to drink plenty of liquids, which allows you to quickly clear the bladder from infection. Cystitis is more can help traditional medicine, of course, with the permission of the attending physician.
Prepare a child patient with cystitis, a decoction of leaves of bilberry. To do this, pour 1 teaspoon of dry raw material one glass of boiling water, boil 15 minutes, cool and strain. Let the baby drink the broth in small SIPS throughout the day.In the same way you can prepare a decoction of bearberry (bear berry).
Frequent painless urination in children can be caused by consumption of diuretic foods, or a violation of drinking regime. In this case, you just need less water the child.

Advice 2 : Why the child has painful urination

If the child complains that it hurts to write, you should immediately consult a doctor. Painful urination can be a symptom of urinary tract infection and other more serious health problems.
Why the child has painful urination

Causes of painful urination

Painful when discharge of urine is one of the signs of urinary tract infection. Also this condition is accompanied by such symptoms as frequent urination in the toilet, aching pain in the lower back and the abdomen, an unpleasant odor, darkening or clouding of urine. Can also increase the body temperature. At the initial appointment you will be assigned to the General analysis of urine and blood drugs aimed at removing the pain and reducing inflammation, as well as possibly ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder.

If the child after bathing there was a burning sensation when urinating, one of the reasons for this may be getting detergents in the genital area or urethra. Carefully rinse your genital area with clean water without using soap. And in the future explain to your child that it is not necessary to use soap or shower gel when washing away. Enough thorough washing of the genitals with plain water.

Burning and pain with urination in girls may be symptoms such as vulvovaginitis. This inflammatory disease occurs after contact with pathogenic microorganisms — staphylococci, streptococci, etc. on the mucous surface of the vulva and vagina. In childhood vulvovaginitis occurs quite often due to poor hygiene, mechanical irritation of the genital organs, disorders of metabolism, thermal or chemical effects. Also, this disease is accompanied by itching, a slight discharge from the vagina, swelling of the genitals. Your child's condition requires treatment by the doctor, as little girls, the cause of candidiasis can be the ingress of foreign bodies into the sex organs. You also require inspection of child gynecologist on the subject of adhesions — adhesions of the labia minora. This disease often manifests itself at an early age and requires correction with special ointments and sometimes surgery.

If painful or difficult urination occurs in a boy, while the tip of the penis swollen and sore, this could indicate the development of balanite — narrowing of the urethra due to the inflammation of the glans penis. You need to consult a doctor, examination and appropriate treatment.

Acute conditions

The child needs urgent medical attention and possibly hospitalization, if there is urinary retention; an enlarged abdomen, especially in the side parts, and the child vomited; you find blood in the urine; and, if after a long period of urinary retention occurred enuresis — involuntary, uncontrolled urination.
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