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I think my daughter has a bladder infection/uti it hurts

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I think my daughter has a bladder infection/uti it hurts when she pees only. Her urine has a strong smell she is only five years old can I give her azo until I can get her in her drs. office monday.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

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http://reference.medscape.com/drug/azo-standard-pyridium-phenazopyridine-343349

azo is phenazopyridine and safety for children 6 and younger has not been established.

so you shouldn't use azo in children that young.

you should bring her to an ER and get the urine checked for infection

they can give a prescription for antibiotics there at the ER

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