Symptoms displayed by babies are quite different to those seen in adults. Signs of urinary tract infection in babies are as follows:
UTI is essentially a bacterial infection of the urinary tract that might begin anywhere along the length of the tract from the urethra to the kidneys. It is the bacteria, largely present in the feces that reside in the large bowels that cause UTIs. If these bacteria travel up the urethra to the urinary tract, they are potent enough to cause severe infections needing a course of antibiotics to cure them.
Bacterial spread to the urinary tract might also occur through the bloodstream or the lymphatic system of the body from another source of infection in the body.
While all UTIs can’t be prevented, there are some ways to ensure general well-being of the child that also keeps infectious bacteria away:
UTI in babies are easy to treat and even easier to prevent. Although, if the disease follows a recurring course, it is best to look into it deeply to rule out more serious conditions.