Children with more than one febrile UTI are at a significantly increased risk for kidney scarring, according to findings published in JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers wrote that the risk for scarring increases with each additional febrile infection.
Renal scarring has been called the “most worrisome” and permanent effects of poorly managed UTI in children.
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