Please bear with me as this is new to me but I am just as my wits end and willing to try anything.
The Dr has found stool bacteria in my 4 year olds urine sample (She went in for a suspected infection but these test came back negative, it was the lab which found this)
My Daughter who is almost 5 suffers with chronic constipation she has done since 6 months old. She is on 4 sachets of Laxido a day and this is just enough for a bowel movement every 6 days if we are lucky. She has constant over flow due to the constipation.
I have visited the Dr too many times to be told it is normal. I don't think this is but am beginning to doubt myself. We have been referred (again) to the hospital and currently on a 9 month waiting list.
Last week I suspected she had a UTI so I took her to the Dr and sent in a urine sample, I was told it wasn't an infection and that I was worrying for nothing. The Dr sent it to the lab 'to be sure'.
I got a phone call yesterday saying they found bacteria usually found in poo samples in her urine sample. (her urine was a clean sample and as far as I'm aware had no over flow)
The Dr was shocked at this and said it isn't an infection but we are treating with anti biotics anyway. I will take her back next week for a re test to see if the bacteria is still there.
Has anyone had simular found in their urine samples and what was the outcome?
Maybe it was an infection or is there something going on with her bowel? I can't help but this this is all linked! All other blood tests have come back clear.
Any experiences is hugely welcomed.
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Chronic Constipation - poo bacteria found in urine sample
Sunnflower93 · 25/09/2023 14:33
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