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claflamme 04-16-2007 06:37 AM

Cloudy Urine??
Hi everyone, I am hoping someone knows this. I got my 3 yr old up this morning and sat her on the potty. And when she got up because she was done. The pee in the toilet looked cloudy like almost "dirty". It was strange.
She has complained a couple of times about her pee pee hurting after she went. But I didn;t think much of it. She is on azithromycin for pneumonia right now,But didn't see that it can cause cloudy urine. So I went out and bought the azo strips to test for a uti and it came out neg.
Any thoughts?

andilyn 04-16-2007 06:58 AM

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I know that some medicines can make your urine cloudy, but usually they will have that listed as a side effect or on a sticker on the outside of the medicine bottle. I would think if you couldn't find it listed anywhere, then it might not be from the medicince. I personally would probably call her dr. Maybe she has a slight uti, since the urine was cloudy and she said it was hurting. That way they might be able to tell you if it is from the medicine or maybe an infection.

Mummyoftwo 04-16-2007 10:26 AM

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Hello there,
try not to worry to much, your diet can be the reason of the cloudy urine alot of different foods change your urine, if its a uti there is normally (sorry for the graphic detail) bits floating in the urine, shes also on medication to at the moment and it might be her body's way of getting rid of the current infection she has. but if your still worried approach you GP, thats what they're there for.

Love and hugs


claflamme 04-16-2007 11:21 AM

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thanks. Her urine has been normal now (clear) She is down for a nap so we will see when she get's up. Hopefully she didn't wet her pull up, so I can see if it is still cloudy in the toilet again,She has complained sfter she goes a few times her pee pee hurts. But who knows. Thanks for a ll the info, If she goes when she gets up and it is cloudy, It won't hurt for me to ask them.

claflamme 04-20-2007 04:54 PM

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Well her urine isn't cloudy anymore but I tested her with the last UTI strip and it was positive, So I got another bottle of 3 and saving it until the first morning urine. She has been saying hurt, hurt and pointing down there.
What would cause that? It tests for WBC and nitrate. the nitrate was neg but the wbc was pos.
Any thoughts?

andilyn 04-21-2007 06:40 AM

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It might be a burning sensation she's feeling. I know that when I have had a UTI, it burns down there, even when I haven't gone to the bathroom recently. So since there are white blood cells showing up, it's probably a UTI or some other sort of vaginal infection.

claflamme 04-21-2007 10:19 AM

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I took her to her dr today they did a urine sample and there was a trace of wbc but no nitrates. They sent it to the lab for a culture she said to call there monday for the results.

andilyn 04-21-2007 05:44 PM

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It's kind of frustrating when you have to wait a few days for results. I'm sure you know this already, but until Monday, just give her as much to drink as you can, and as she will allow, that at least helps me a little until I can make it to the dr. How is she feeling?

claflamme 04-22-2007 05:03 AM

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She seems to be fine. Still sometimes complains about hurting after she peed, but other than that she is fine.

Jordyn 04-28-2007 07:04 AM

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My son had a UTI a few months ago...very rare in boys. We had similar results...the first test showed slight WBC and a trace of blood (which I had seen on the end of his penis, thus why we went to the dr). After 2 days we went back for another urine test and this time it was positive for WBC's and a UTI. They now seem to be more concerned about UTI's in kids, especially boys, so we ended seeing a specialist and he had to have a VCUG to test to see if the urine wasn't reluxing into the kidneys or not exiting the body properly. (all is fine now!!!).
He complained only 2 times that it hurt to go but I did notice he went more often and had more accidents at the time. He also was more clingy and bugged his brother WAY more when this all went on.
My dr said that they will usually give you antibiotics if there are WBC in the urine as a precaution.... but not always. (the first dr we saw didn't give any but the WBC count was low and the culture was negative that time).
Good luck!

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