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  • Urine Test: Automated Dipstick Urinalysis for Parents

    Automated dipstick urinalysis results may point to a urinary tract infection (UTI) or injury, kidney disease, or diabetes.

  • About the Diaphragm for Parents

    A diaphragm may be a birth control good option for young women who can take responsibility in advance. Find out more.

  • Urine Tests for Parents

    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.

  • Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG) for Parents

    A VCUG can help evaluate the bladder's size and shape, and look for problems, such as a blockage. It can also show whether pee is moving in the right direction.

  • Circumcision for Parents

    You have an important decision to make before you take your newborn son home: whether to circumcise him. Before deciding, talk to your doctor and consider the issues.

  • Ultrasound: Renal (Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder) for Parents

    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.

  • Triple X Syndrome for Parents

    Triple X syndrome (also known as XXX syndrome, 47,XXX, and trisomy X) is a genetic condition found in girls only. Girls who have it may be taller than average, but the symptoms can vary greatly.

  • Common Childhood Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    From diarrhea to cold sores, find out about infections many kids get.

  • The Diaphragm for Teens

    Before you consider having sex, you need to know how to protect yourself. A diaphragm may be a birth control good option for a young woman who can take responsibility in advance.

  • Renal Tubular Acidosis for Parents

    This kidney problem causes acid levels in the blood to become too high, causing fatigue, muscle weakness, and other kidney problems. The condition is usually treatable.