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my daughter is 6 months old and for some reason today her urine smells really bad and there are yellow spots in her diaper. what could cause this??

this has never happened before

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Mommy2Layla08

Asked by Mommy2Layla08 at 10:09 AM on May. 19, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Maybe she has a uti? Does she seem fussy?
    Kaitlyn0816

    Answer by Kaitlyn0816 at 10:13 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • Is she hydrated well enough. Is she taking in enough fluids. I know my DD's doesn't smell the greatest if she doesn't drink enough.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 10:15 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • If she hasn't been drinking enough she may be dehydrated and the urine would be stronger smelling and darker in color
    Has she started a new food? Some foods can change the smell and color or urine
    Or if you think there is any indication of have a UTI... she would have darker urine, possibly even a little blood in it and it would smell
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 10:30 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • I would give her some pedilite (Sp?) My son is one it 2 a day to help with dehydration.... Thats what it sounds like to me.... Call her doc though! Those yellow dots are prob. crystles and thats a sign she's not drinking enough... Let them know and they will tell you what you should do... I had to bring my son in when that happened to get some fluids.... Good Luck!
    ashley_hatty

    Answer by ashley_hatty at 11:31 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • I would call your doctor. Girls and UTI stuff scares me :P I'd rather be safe than sorry. A nurse over the phone may be able to troubleshoot some ideas and then let you know if it is serious enough for a visit.

    CooksWife

    Answer by CooksWife at 3:14 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • no indications of a uti, however my kom and i are prone to them. but she drinks her normal amount and isnt fussy at all
    Mommy2Layla08

    Answer by Mommy2Layla08 at 3:38 PM on May. 19, 2009

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