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Health Information For Parents
Pain while peeing (urinating) can be caused by different things, including:
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common cause of pain during peeing.
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common reasons that teens visit a doctor. Learn about the symptoms of UTIs, how they’re treated, and more in this article.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in kids. They’re easy to treat and usually clear up in a week or so.
Learn more about dysuria (or painful urination) and its treatment.
Recurrent urinary tract infections can cause kidney damage if left untreated, especially in kids under age 6. Here’s how to recognize the symptom of UTIs and get help for your child.
Boys might feel embarrassed if they get hurt or have a health problem “down there.” Find out more in this article for kids.
If your doctor wants a urine sample, he or she means pee. It’s easy to give a sample. Watch how this test is done in this video for kids.
The kidneys perform several functions that are essential to health, the most important of which are to filter blood and produce urine.
The bean-shaped kidneys, each about the size of a child’s fist, are essential to our health. Their most important role is to filter blood and produce urine.
Watch this movie about the urinary system, which produces pee.
Take this quiz about the urinary system, the system that produces pee.
This video shows what it’s like to get a urine test.
Is your child having a urine culture or urinalysis performed? Find out why urine tests are performed, and what to expect when the doctor orders them.
Lots of kids wet the bed. Find out more in this article for kids.
Bedwetting is an issue that millions of families face every night. Most of the time it’s not a sign of any deeper medical or emotional issues and kids eventually grow out of it.
Bedwetting can be embarrassing and upsetting for teens, but there are effective ways to correct the problem and scientists are constantly developing new treatments.
A renal ultrasound makes images of your child’s kidneys, ureters, and bladder. Doctors may order this test if they suspect kidney damage, cysts, tumors, kidney stones, or complications from urinary tract infections.
Find out what the experts have to say!
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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