Bladder Infection in Children Prevention
Prevention of urinary tract infections in children includes:
- Change soiled diapers promptly.
- Clean the genitals and anus by wiping from front to back.
- Circumcision decreases the risk of urinary tract infections in males.
- Provide plenty of fluids.
- Girls should always wipe from front to back.
- Girls should avoid prolonged periods in wet bathing suits.
- Wash the genital area when bathing.
- Wear cotton underwear.
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