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Urinary and Genital Disorders (Children)




My grandson urinates one a day.  Shoud I be concerned?


It depends on his age. Generally most children urinate 5 or 6 times per day. If it is truly only once per day, then a urological evaluation would be appropriate. They probably would check for constipation and other issues in the history, perform a physical examination, and obtain a kidney and bladder ultrasound.

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Jack S Elder, MD, FACS, FAAP Jack S Elder, MD, FACS, FAAP
Clinical Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University