In his latest online article, Mr Nav Johal gives us his insights into hypospadias. He talks about what it is, how common it is, the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, when surgery is recommended, potential complications or risks, if it can affect fertility or sexual function and the long-term outcomes.
Hypospadias is a common congenital condition that occurs in 1 in 200 newborn babies. Here, Professor Imran Mushtaq, renowned Consultant Paediatric Urologist based in London, provides an expert insight into hypospadias, including how it is treated.
Kidney reflux in children can increase the chances of developing a urinary tract infection (UTI). What is it, and what can be done about it? Mr Andrew Robb, leading paediatric urologist in Birmingham, answers these questions in expert detail and addresses lifestyle changes that can help.
Here, in one of our latest articles, Mr Andrew Robb, a highly distinguished consultant paediatric urologist, outlines the various signs and symptoms of urinary tract infections in children, and tells us how they can be prevented and most effectively managed.
In his latest online article, Mr Andrew Robb gives us an insight into phimosis and balanitis, he expains what these conditions are, the most common concerns, when to seek medical attention and the different types of treatment.
In this article, esteemed consultant paediatric urologist, Mr CK Sinha, provides us with an insightful guide on inguinal hernias in children, including whether or not they always need to be treated surgically.
Paediatric urological conditions refer to medical conditions affecting the urinary tract, bladder and kidneys of children. Some of the most common paediatric urological conditions include: Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs): A UTI is a bacterial infection that affects the urinary tract, which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. UTIs often result in painful or frequent urination, urine with an unpleasant odour, fever, and abdominal pain. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) This occurs as a result of urine flowing back from the bladder, into the ureters and kidneys. It can cause repeated UTIs, urinary incontinence and high blood pressure.
Revered consultant paediatric urologist and paediatric and neonatal surgeon Miss Marie-Klaire Farrugia offers expert guidance on circumcision in babies and children, including when it is indicated and what to expect from the recovery period to follow.
Day time wetting is an incredibly common condition in children. They usually attain continence by two to three years old, after potty training, where the parents remove the nappy and the child knows when they need to go to the toilet for a wee. There are two groups of children who wet. The first group is children who are dry and then begin wetting again, known as secondary wetting. The second group is children who have never been dry; they can’t get out of nappies. This is referred to as primary wetting.
Leading consultant paediatric urologist and paediatric and neonatal surgeon Miss Marie-Klaire Farrugia shares her expertise on varicocele, a condition which involves swelling of the veins of the scrotum or spermatic cord, in this informative article.