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Consistent urine infections. Kidney scan showed urine back flow. Serious?

my sone has has 2 urine infections by 1 year. he was prescribed trmothoparim till 18 months after which it was stopped. he did not have any infacetion. now he is 4.5 years and he has had urine infection. after kidney scan it appears urine backflow is happening. what should i do? is it life threathning? would his kidney be scaled? will his kidneys be damaged?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Nephrologist 's  Response
Your concern is justifiable.
Your son has VUR which can in the long run damage the kidneys.
You have to get the severity of this disease.
If not very severe it may not progress very rapidly
Prevent urine infection with 1 tab Setran(SS) daily
Follow up with Yearly scans
Consult a Peaditric Urologist & Nephrologist
Answered: Fri, 26 Jul 2013
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