This question was answered on Sat 22, May 2010 05:27am by Dr. Srivastava

My 5 year old son goes pee every 15 to 30 minutes and when he goes he does notgo very much. Is there a underlining cause for this and should I take him to thedoctor to have him checked out.

    
Asked by sgrimes (Male; 5; UNITED STATES ) on Thu 20, May 2010 10:47pm

My 5 year old son goes pee every 15 to 30 minutes and when he goes he does not go very much. Is there a underlining cause for this and should I take him to the doctor to have him checked out.

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Answer by Dr. Srivastava  on Sat 22, May 2010 05:27am:

Hi, Too frequent urination in your kid could be a sign of infection which might have made urination painful/burning sensation to him which will lead him to incomplete urination every time he attempts to urinate. You should take him to a pediatric surgeon for examination to rule out urethritis or phimosis and also get a renal function test done to check complete healthiness of kidneys. Hope this helps.

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Comment by yesi on Thu 30, Sep 2010 09:21pm:
Hello, I have a 5 year old and she too has the same habit. However it doesn't hurt her at all. When she was 3 and 2 she did get UTI but non since. I also took her to get an ultrasound thing and everything is ok. But she continues to go pee soo often. Can it just be a habit???

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