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What Causes Ketones In Urine Of A Child?

my 2 year old potty trained during the day for the past 6 months has been having accidents in the day time, been urinating more at night soaking through his pull up and his sheets and today spilled a small amount of ketones in his urine (i happen to have ketone strips at home) should he be seen at pcp
Fri, 28 Feb 2020
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Hello,

If he is not having any other symptoms, I do not think a PCP visit is warranted as even simple starvation of a period of 8 hours can cause this.

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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What Causes Ketones In Urine Of A Child?

Hello, If he is not having any other symptoms, I do not think a PCP visit is warranted as even simple starvation of a period of 8 hours can cause this. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Sumanth Amperayani, Pediatrician, Pulmonology