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Detected with swollen kidney in predelivery scanning, after birth increased pus cells count in urine. Remedy ?

Hello Sir, My baby was detected a swollen kidney in the pre delivery scanning, Doctor recommended us to get the scanning done every 2 months to monitor if the size of the kidney gets bigger or remains constant. Now my baby is 7 months old and still the kidney size is constant. We did a urine test for the pus cells count and it came out to be 5-6. Is there any infection to his urine or urinery track? And what could be remeddy to the swollen kidney as well? AAAAAA.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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Thanks for the query.
Pus cells in the urine can be a sign of infection. This needs to be confirmed by doing a urine culture. Also UTI often has associated symptoms like fever, poor feeding etc.
From the information given it is difficult to determine the cause of swollen kidneys and hence suggest a treatment. So I suggest a regular follow up with your urologist.
Hope this helps
Good luck
Answered: Mon, 29 Jul 2013
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