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What causes increased frequency of urination?

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My daughter who will be 2 years this March appears to be passing more urine, close to 15-18 times in a day. Is this something normal or need any medical attention? If yes, please advise the best approach. Thank you.
Posted Sat, 22 Feb 2014 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 20 minutes later
Brief Answer: To rule out possibility of urinary tract infection Detailed Answer: Hi Welcome to Healthcare-Magic Greetings of the day Dear Mr XXXXXXX Recent increased frequency of urination in female child one needs to consider the possibility of urinary tract infection. I would suggest getting Urine routine and microscopy examination done. If it's normal then there is no cause for concern. In case you require any further assistance, will be glad to assist you. Take care Best Regards Dr Deepak Kishore MBBS, MS, MCH Consultant Pediatric Surgeon
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Follow-up: What causes increased frequency of urination? 4 minutes later
Thank you so much. Can you please suggest the specific name of the tests to be done?
Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 39 minutes later
Brief Answer: urine routine and microscopy examination Detailed Answer: Hi Dear Mr XXXXXXX The specific test is Urine for Protein, sugar and microscopy examination. Take care Best Regards Dr Deepak
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