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  • Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) for Parents

    ... the body. When urine (pee) refluxes from the bladder to the kidneys,
    it's called vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). Vesicoureteral ...

  • Urinary Tract Infections for Parents

    ... This is called cystitis. If the infection travels up the ureters to the kidneys,
    it's called pyelonephritis and is usually more serious. ...

  • Blood Test: Immunoglobulin A (IgA) for Parents

    ... diagnose problems with the immune system, intestines, and kidneys.
    It may be done in kids who have recurrent infections. ...

  • X-Ray Exam: Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG) for Parents

    ... ureters. When urine goes back up toward the kidneys, it's called
    vesicoureteral (VU) reflux. A VCUG can detect VU reflux. ...

  • Word! Nephropathy for Kids

    ... This can affect several organs, including the kidneys. It is more likely
    to happen if a person's diabetes isn't well controlled. ...



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