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Suggest Treatment For Child Suffering From Fever And Pus Cells In Urine

My child has an occurence of pus cells in urine for about 3 months now. She has been treated for uti but the pus cells and fever recur in about 2 weeks. She does not have any other symptoms of uti. She is 5 and now has been advised a CT scan. What is advisable/
Thu, 27 Feb 2020
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Pediatrician, Pulmonology 's  Response
Hi,

Rather than a CT scan which involves radiation - I would prefer an ultrasound as I feel that this could be recurrent urinary tract infection or it could be a stone.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Sumanth Amperayani, Pediatrician, Pulmonology
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Suggest Treatment For Child Suffering From Fever And Pus Cells In Urine

Hi, Rather than a CT scan which involves radiation - I would prefer an ultrasound as I feel that this could be recurrent urinary tract infection or it could be a stone. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Sumanth Amperayani, Pediatrician, Pulmonology