Conditions We Treat

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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 Infections (Colds)

The common cold is a respiratory infection caused by a virus. It affects the child's nose and throat (Picture 1). Antibiotics do not work against a virus. It may take 3 to 14 days for your child to get well.

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Ureterocele

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Urinary Incontinence

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Urinary Tract and Kidney Infections

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTIs)

UTIs are typically caused by a bacterial infection in the urethra and bladder. 

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Urinary Tract Infection: Prevention

How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infection

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Urticaria (Hives)

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Uterine Didelphys

Uterine Didelphys is a disorder present before birth in which a female develops two uteruses instead of one.

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Vaginal Anomalies

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Vaginal Atresia

Vaginal atresia is a birth defect in which the vagina is closed or absent.

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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.