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Pediatric Urology

Many of the same urological conditions that affect adults also affect children.  The providers at Urology Specialists can provide specialized care for your child.  Please explore the topics on the left and bring your questions to your medical provider.

Bed wetting, a condition known as nocturnal enuresis, is common.  It is the loss of bladder control during the night.  While this condition generally goes away over time, treatment options are available that may be effective for your child.

For more information on this condition, it’s causes and possible treatment by visiting Urology Care Foundation.

The accidental loss of urine – incontinence – affects not only adults but children as well.  Caused by a variety of reasons, treatment options are available for your child.  Find more information at Urology Care Foundation.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) can affect children as well as adults, but treatment is available.

Find more information by visiting the Urology Care Foundation.

There is an excellent fact sheet available by clicking here.

Circumcision – the removal of the foreskin of the penis – can be performed on a male infant shortly after birth or later in life.  For more information, please visit these resources:

What Parents Should Know by UrologyHealth.org
Urology Care Foundation

This condition is congenital and causes the penis to look different and perform inefficiently.

Find more information by visiting the Urology Care Foundation.

Undescended Testicle

This condition is foundin approximately 3-4% of newborns (higher in infants born prematurely).  Visit Urology Care Foundation for more information.

Hydroceles and Inguinal (Groin) Hernias

Please visit Urology Care Foundation for more information and guidance on how to talk to your urologist about these conditions.

Meatal Stenosis is diagnosed when there is an abnormal narrowing of the urethral meatus – the opening in the penis through which urine passes.

Treatment is available – visit the Urology Care Founation for more information.

VUR is a condition in which urine travels the wrong direction – backward from the bladder to the kidneys.

Diagnosis is done through by performing a voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG).  VCUG is an x-ray image of the bladder and urethra taken during urination.

Find information by visiting the Urology Care Foundation.