Conditions We Treat

Uniparental Disomy: Prader-Willi Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome

Detailed information on uniparental disomy

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Upper GI Bleeding

Upper GI bleeding occurs when irritation and ulcers of the lining of the esophagus, stomach, or duodenum result in bleeding. When this occurs, the child will vomit bright red blood, or dark looking flecks or clots that look like “coffee grounds”.

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Upper Respiratory Disorders

Detailed information on the most common types of upper respiratory infections, including common cold, influenza, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and sinusitis

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Upper Respiratory Infections (Colds)

The common cold is a respiratory infection caused by a virus (germ). Rhinoviruses are the most common cause. Viruses are spread by breathing in air droplets of the infected person who coughs, sneezes or even laughs less than 6 feet from your child. The virus can also be spread by touching something that the infected person has sneezed, coughed or drooled on.

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Ureterocele and Ureteral Duplication in Children

A ureterocele is when part of a ureter right near the bladder becomes larger and bulges. This happens because the ureter's opening into the bladder is too small and blocks urine flow.

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Urinary Incontinence (Enuresis) in Children

When wetting happens in a child who is old enough to control his or her bladder, it’s known as enuresis. Here's what you need to know.

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Urinary Tract and Kidney Infections in Pregnancy

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a very common health complication of pregnancy. Untreated, a UTI can cause serious problems in pregnancy.

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is inflammation of part of the system that takes urine out of the body. It's caused by bacteria.

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTIs)

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are typically caused by a bacterial infection in the urethra and bladder.

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Urinary Tract Infection: Prevention

Learn about how to prevent a urinary tract infection.

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Urticaria (Hives) in Children

Hives is a sudden outbreak of red, itchy, and swollen areas on the skin. It often happens as an allergic reaction from eating certain foods or taking certain medicines. Here's what you should know.

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Using a Breast Pump

A breast pump is an important piece of equipment for the breastfeeding mom who wants to increase her supply or store pumped breastmilk. Read on for helpful tips about using it safely and efficiently.

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.