Research Now Reveals UTI Risk Factors in Young Girls

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( — March 18, 2019) Orlando, FL — Urinary tract infections continue to affect many people from around the world today. It has been found to affect women, and even younger ones.

According to researchers, young girls with red, itchy, intense rash on their outer areas of their genital organs may be at a heightened risk of UTIs.

Treatment may range from having better hygiene to avoiding potential irritants, such as swimming pools and bubble baths.

This is according to the new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Steve J. Hodges, M.D., senior author and associate professor of urology at Wake Forest Baptist, says that vulvitis is a condition common in women and girls of any age.

They were able to find that girls with vulvitis were more susceptible to having lab-diagnosed UTI than those without the condition by at least eight times. It has been suggested that vulvitis is a major contributor to UTI in young girls.

This research was published in the Therapeutic Advances in Urology. The scientists suggest that vulvitis may potentially cause UTIs. It is believed to do so by changing the type of bacteria that is normally found between the anus and vagina. It is actually the most common gynecological condition, especially in pre-menstrual girls.

Vulvitis is also considered to be the most common reason for referral to a pediatric gynecological specialist.

In postmenopausal women, vulvitis has been found to alter the type of bacteria that adheres to the cells lining the vagina. It also increases the risk of UTIs. The researchers wondered whether or not there might be an association between UTIs and vulvitis in pre-menstrual girls.

The research involved 101 toilet-trained girls between 2 and 8 years of age with symptoms of UTI. These symptoms are pain, urinary urgency or frequency, and hesitancy or night wetting.

They found that over half of the girls or 57 percent with suspected UTIs had signs of vulvitis. The researchers further speculate that inflammation linked with vulvitis triggers the process leading to UTIs.

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According to some researchers, D-mannose stops the E.coli bacteria from adhering to the cells that line up the urinary tract. This has been found to be significantly helpful in reducing the risk of infection.

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