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Question: 4y old w/blood, glucose, luekocytes and syrup smell in urine

 britface - Thu Mar 10, 2005 8:37 pm

my 4 year old daughter has suddenly began wetting the bed and her pants. we took her to the dr and they found blood, glucose and luekocytes in her urine. her urine also has a pancake syrup smell. not a sweet smell, a pancake syrup smell!! we are waiting for the results to blood test they ran monday! we would love advice!!!
 Dr. Heba Ismail - Fri Mar 11, 2005 10:26 am

Dear worried,
The presence of glucose in urine usually means diabetes, but we wont know for sure till the lab results come back.
Has she been losing weight lately, drinking a lot of water, anorexic and fatigued?
Or is it just the bedwetting?
 britface - Fri Mar 11, 2005 9:51 pm

thank you for your reply! She has been drinking more water than usual and maybe even more milk. she does not eat very well but she is maintaining her weight. She is about 3 ft tall and 37 lbs. she does not seem to be fatigued. her drs office is closed friday and over the weekend due to moving buildings so it will be monday before we get the results we are waiting for.


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