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3 year old having pain in the abdomen while urination. Urinalysis showing trace of leukocytes. History of constipation

My 3 year old complained of a sore tummy then said needed to pee, took her to toilet where she started screaming and crying, didn t pee. Took her home where she peed. Later on this evening she peed again started crying and pointing to her left side back saying it was sore. I done a urinalysis on her using a dipstick which showed trace of leukocytes but nothing else. She has a history of constipation not going for four five days at a time recently using lactulose regularly.
Asked On : Mon, 15 Oct 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
good evening, kindly get a urine routine and urine for culture and sensitivity as dipsticks methods r not completely reliable. if the pain were due to constipation , then it ll be present more in the lower abdomen than the lower back as u r depicting. so kindly get an ultrasound of the abdomen to rule out any other pathology, it is always better to be examined by a doctor for the confirmation.
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Urologist Dr. P. T. Patil's  Response
Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.Your three year old daughter is having pain while passing urine and also a pain in back.Pl consult some Urologist and get her Ultrasound scanning done to rule out any congenital problem of Urinary system.If needed you may have to get her renal scan done to diagnose the nature of her illness of any kidney disease.
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