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Can the blood my daughter passed after urine be due to menstrual bleeding ?

hi doctor my daughter had a spots of blood after urination it happened 3 times in just 2 hours, we went to the emergency and they took some urine to test . after that they said there is an infection, they gave her metheprem and now she is getting much better. what shall i do for her next? and also am wondering if this blood came from her vagina ( could it be a menstrual cycle?) as she has a few pubic hair with no breast develop.
Sat, 28 Jan 2012
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sorry its me again, my daughter is 9 years old
Pediatrician Dr. Taher Kagalwala's  Response
Dear Mrs. Sue,

There is no way a urine test can show if the blood came from the bladder or the vagina. However, there must have been evidence of urine infection, as the treatment that the doctors have started has already begun to improve her condition. You may want to follow this up over a period of time to see if she is menstruating, but I think it is extremely unlikely if she has no hormonal problem or disease.

Regards, Dr. Taher
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