From Mississauga, Ontario, Canada:
I have a nine-year-old boy who seems to urinate frequently. What constitutes "excessive urination" for a boy his age? How much should a boy his age be urinating? How much should he be drinking? I'm confused as to what is too much.
I would suggest comparing him to other peers. Typically, children urinate three or four times a day, but that can be variable. If he were drinking or urinating excessively compared to how much he drank or voided several months ago -- or significantly more than his peers, I would review those concerns with your pediatrician in a timely manner.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:15
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