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What do you think? DD 3.8yo

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Claire2009 Tue 20-Oct-09 21:56:29

Took DD to the doctor's 4wks or so ago due to the amount of times she was urinating, 8/10 times in an hour, and not just small wee's. She done a urine sample and he tested it with the dipstick there, it said protein in urine, doc said infection and prescribed anti-biotics, he sent the urine to the lab to confirm infection, and it came back clear of no infection, I was told to continue with the anti-biotics so did so.

Now, she's not changed, still thirsty all the time, and wee'ing sooo much. I can't seem to keep her hydrated, she's eating fine, normal diet there but drinking a LOT.

She wee'd herself at Nursery on Fri, wee'd herself on Sun and wee'd herself yesterday (Mon) at nursery. At this stage I have no idea why, she won't tell me, when I asked she just said "Sandra changed me cos I was wet", so I can only assume she either didn't make it to the toilet on time, forgot, or couldn't help herself?

Nursery asked I take her back to be tested again, and for the possibility of diabetes, so I took her to the doc today and again another urine sample, thank god she's easy doing them. No protein in urine, no sugar in urine, nor was there sugar in her urine in the last sample (4wks ago) so that would rule out diabetes. He's sent the sample (today's) to the lab for testing anyway, but if nothing comes back he wants to keep testing her ...?! Or to wait and see what happens ..

I know toddlers can regress with toilet training, and wee/soil themselves but this is just wee, and I don't think it is regression, I think somethings going on but what!?

I'm waking her twice a night to use the toilet/potty which she does, I've tried limiting drinks and she just demands that she is so thirsty and needs a drink and it's not fair to not give her anything...

Sooo....any ideas?

She's 3yrs 8mths and been TT'd since she was 2yrs 4mths.

WeeMo85 Wed 21-Oct-09 00:57:55

Try not get into the habit of waking her at night as their bladder will get used to this and it'll be a chore in the long run.

Has your doctor mentioned anything about having here checked by a urologyst?

Could be there is an underlying problem.

Good luck

aWitchForLifeNotJustHalloween Wed 21-Oct-09 01:05:31

have there been any tests for diabetes first thing in the morning - I know that's totally random and I don't have personal experience of it, but have a friend with two diabetic dses, if they're drinking loads and loads everything gets diluted??? The only other thing I can think of is that my ds2 drinks like a fish, he has asthma...

FluffySaysTheDailyMailsShite Wed 21-Oct-09 01:09:15

I would take her back to the GP and get this checked again, diabetes in children is really easily missed so needs to be checked as soon as possible. Something doesn't sound right here, I'd possibly ask for a referal to a paediatrician to get this looked into further if her blood sugar is normal.

Claire2009 Wed 21-Oct-09 10:23:47

When her urine was first tested it was late morning (11am ish). The second time (yesterday) was 9.30am ..

She woke herself once in the night to have a wee, I've put the potty back in her room to make it easier for her (toilet downstairs).

I'm going to call tomorrow to ask for the results, if this continues I'll take her back and ask for a blood sugar test, from what I've read urine samples aren't a great way to test?

Jujubean77 Wed 21-Oct-09 10:27:11

I think she needs bloods to determine this.

Claire2009 Wed 21-Oct-09 10:28:31

Yeah that's what I thought ..

Thanks for all replies.

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