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Human papillomavirus is a group of viruses that can cause warts on different parts of the body. The common types of HPV can cause cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancers.

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700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Urinary Tract Infections In Babies

Jan 06, 2021

Many parents may not know that babies can get infections in their urinary tract. In fact, childhood urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for more than 1 million pediatrician visits each year in the US. Read More

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Undescended Testicles and Your Son’s Health

Nov 19, 2018

Testicles are formed in the abdomen prior to birth and descend through the groin and into the scrotum during the course of the mother’s pregnancy. An undescended testicle is one that fails to descend into the scrotum prior to birth. Read More

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Hydronephrosis: A Defense Mechanism for the Kidneys

Oct 04, 2018

Hydronephrosis is a radiology term describing fluid buildup within the kidney. It is like a defense mechanism for the kidney when urine is slow to drain. Stretching of the kidney allows the backpressure of urine to be more evenly distributed. This may help to limit or slow down some of the potential damage to the kidney from urine backing up abnormally. Read More

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The Story Behind the Ranking: What It Means to Be Named One of America’s Top 10 Children’s Hospitals by US News and World Report

Jun 27, 2017

We work every day to provide the best possible care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and our most important seal of approval is the trust of the families we serve. Read More

Labial Adhesions: The Gynecological Problem You Haven’t Heard About

Oct 10, 2016

When the inner lips (labia minora) of the vagina become stuck together, it is called a labial adhesion. This is typically seen in girls between the ages of 3 months and 6 years old. Read More

6 Signs Your Child May Have Bladder Dysfunction

Jun 22, 2016

Once your child has been successfully potty-trained – ‘taking care of business’ should get easier – but what if the accidents keep happening? Read More

Emergency! Testicular Torsion!

Jan 28, 2016

There aren’t many true emergencies in my field of pediatric urology, but torsion of the testicle is one of the more common ones that I face on a regular basis. Unfortunately, my experience is that most people are unaware of the issue, even though it can happen in 1 in 4,000 males under age 25. Read More

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Why We Talk about Poop for a Peeing Problem

Jul 21, 2014

Is your child urgently running to the bathroom and having urinary accidents? Is your child experiencing urinary tract infections (UTIs) or pain with urination? Urinary problems and UTIs occur in many children and can affect family, social and school life. Read More