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Urinary Tract Infections
Some evidence shows that circumcised boys have a lower chance of developing urinary tract infections (UTIs) in their first years of life, but the added protection may be miniscule, say Dr. Elias Wehbi, a CHOC pediatric urologist, and Maryellen Kelly, CHOC nurse practitioner. Learn more about circumcision’s possible effects on UTI rates and get answers […]
“UTIs are very common in children. Kids can get them at any age as they grow,” says Dr. Khoury, medical director of pediatric urology at CHOC. “What’s important for parents to remember is that UTI is a generic term. The urinary tract starts with the kidney and goes all the way to the urethra opening where we urinate from.
Urinary tract infections are a common and painful ailment for children, but a few simple strategies can go a long way toward keeping the problem at bay, says Dr. Antoine Khoury, medical director of urology at CHOC. Dr. Khoury offers four measures parents and children can take to promote good urinary tract health in kids. […]
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common ailments for children and adults alike, but many myths about the condition persist. Today, a nurse practitioner at CHOC Urology Center helps discern between fact and fiction when it comes to UTIs. Fiction: Wearing wet bathing suits or too tight clothes causes UTIs The list of supposed causes of […]