What Blood in the Stool and Urine May Mean
When you cut or scrape yourself and see blood, you likely know the source of that blood. However, if you see blood in the toilet after using the restroom, the cause may not be so clear. Here are some possible reasons you might see blood in your stool or urine.
Less is More When Getting Rid of Bacteria
People with bacteria in their urine may go on to develop an infection that needs drug treatment. Other people with the same bacteria will never become infected. Yet some doctors still treat these patients as if they were sick.
Cranberry Juice Helps Treat Kids' UTIs
A urinary tract infection ( UTI ) can be painful and annoying, especially for children. Here’s a tip: You may be able to treat repeat UTIs more quickly by giving your child a glass of cranberry juice a day, reports a recent study.
Kids' Kidneys are Safe
Urinary tract infections are thought to increase the risk of kidney disease in children. Yet, the evidence of this link is not strong and researchers are now challenging the notion.