From Montana, USA:
My five year son has been urinating very frequently for about a week and a half. He says he has no pain, but just has to urinate. He may urinate a little or a lot, as many as 10 to 15 times a day. He sleeps all night, he doesn't have excessive thirst. I have been working with our small town hospital and I have been told to get him tested for diabetes. After much research on my part, I don't believe he fits the requirements for a diabetes test. Am I wrong?
Whatever, you need to have your son checked for sugar in the urine. Your GP can do this very easily. He is more likely, from what you say, to have a urine infection but it is just as important to diagnose and treat this. Stop reading and see your doctor.
Original posting 23 Aug 2000
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:12
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