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Urine infection (UTI) in children

A urine infection (also known as a UTI or cystitis) is an infection of the urine (wee). UTIs are common in children, and they can make children quite unwell with high fevers and pain. It is important that you see a doctor quickly if you think your child might have a UTI.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by clinical director, Urology, Canterbury DHB. Last reviewed May 2016.


See also:

Constipation in children

Kidney problems in children

Urinary reflux

Page reference: 47594

Review key: HIUTC-12626