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  • Peritoneal Dialysis for Parents


    This medical treatment helps people with kidney failure. It can be done at home, often overnight, to take over the kidneys' job of filtering blood.

  • Dialysis for Teens


    Dialysis is a medical treatment that can take over the job of filtering the blood until a person's failing kidneys heal or are replaced with a kidney transplant. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Peritoneal Dialysis for Teens


    This medical treatment helps people with kidney failure. It can be done at home, often overnight, to take over the kidneys' job of filtering blood. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Dialysis for Parents


    Dialysis is a medical treatment that can take over the job of cleaning the blood when the kidneys can't.

  • Hemodialysis for Teens


    Hemodialysis is the type of kidney dialysis that doctors use most to take over the kidneys' job of filtering the blood. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Hemodialysis for Parents


    Hemodialysis is a medical treatment that uses a machine with a special filter to take waste and extra water out of the blood.

  • Kidneys & Urinary System for Teens


    This section has information on conditions that affect the kidneys and urinary tract.

  • When Your Child Has a Chronic Kidney Disease for Parents


    Parents of kids who have a chronic kidney disease often worry about what might happen next, how their child feels, and what treatments are likely to be involved. Find answers here.

  • Kidney & Urinary System - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about conditions that can affect the kidneys or other parts of the urinary system.

  • Medical Procedures - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Info on surgical procedures and what to expect.