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Urinary tract infection in a 3 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   Hi Doctor,My 3 year old daughter is feeling a burning sensation when she urinates
Doctor :  
User :   THe burning sensatin is quite high and that is disturbing her
Doctor :   burning sensation is due to urinary tract infection
User :   She also has redness not exactly a rash but redness, she had a lot of olives while we were visiting our parents house
Doctor :  
is she having anu fever?
User :   no fever
Doctor :  
User :   its 4 in the morning here and i need her to get some rest
User :   any home remedy that can help her right now
Doctor :  
oilves will not cause uti
User :   ok
Doctor :  
yes drink plenty of water
Doctor :  
drinking plenty of water itself some times cure uti
Doctor :  
and it will prevent the recurrence of uti
User :   We are trying that , but everytime she has to urinate she is crying a lot and this is for the first time that she herself asked me to take her to the hospital , but its
User :   roads are blocked
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
she has already got uti..there is no drug which can give immediate relief
Doctor :  
if it is severe then she should take antibiotics

Doctor :   3 to 5 days course after which her sy,mpoms will be reduced
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