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What is wrong when a child cannot urinate?

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what is wrong when a child cannot urinate ?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 8 years ago.
What is the age of the child?

How long has he/she been unable to urinate?

Any other health problems?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

age of child ---9years

4 days

do not know

Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 8 years ago.
If the child has not been able to urinate or has had minimal urination for 4 days, then this is something for which she should be taken to the ER ASAP.

There are many conditions why she should be unable to urinate, but the most likely is kidney diseases like acute renal failure, Nephrotic syndrome.

She needs to be examined at once. This may be a critical condition and she requires immediate examination and treatment.

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