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  1. When Protein In The Urine Is Not A Bad Thing—Postural Proteinuria ›

    Protein in the urine—what does it mean?

  1. Meatal Stenosis…Please Aim When You Urinate! ›

    Some young boys need frequent trips to the bathroom. They seem to be unable to direct the flow of urine. Help is on the way.

  1. The Child With Enuresis ›

    Enuresis, or involuntary urination, can be caused by a number of physical as well as psychological reasons. It is important to determine the cause of the problem before tackling the treatment.

  1. When “Blood” In The Diaper Is Not Blood…Urate Crystals ›

    The diaper looked full of blood, but the doctor assured me that it was NOT, and nothing to be concerned about.

  1. Constipation: A Parent’s Guide ›

    Nearly every day parents ask how they can help with their child’s pooping difficulties. While this is one of the most common pediatric problems, there is not a quick easy cure. It requires recognizing when a child is constipated, treating the problem every day, and constantly monitoring for return of symptoms. This guide will help parents identify and treat constipation, hopefully before it becomes a serious medical problem.

  1. Cryptorchidism, Or Undescended Testes ›

    Hey doc, the neonatal doctor said that his testicle had not come down, and that you would need to follow this. He told us this was not uncommon and not a problem. What do you think?

  1. Vaginitis In A 5-Year-Old ›

    Young girls often complain of painful urination that is frequent and urgent. While this may be the sign of a bladder infection necessitating antibiotics, it is also the sign of vaginitis, a more common and benign condition that does NOT require antibiotics. This article discusses vaginitis, the causes and the treatment.

  1. Hydrocoele In A Newborn Male ›

    Hydrocoeles are quite common in newborn males. Dr. Theriot examines what they are and why they form.

  1. Vesicoureteral Reflux ›

    Dr. Theriot examines Vesicoureteral Reflux

  1. Stool Toileting Refusal ›

    Dr. Samson discusses the tense subject of toilet training.

  1. Vaginitis in Toddlers ›

    Vaginitis is the result of irritation and inflammation from various causes. One of the most common causes for female children is bubble baths.

  1. When An Abnormal Lab Test Is Not Really Abnormal ›

    Dr. Theriot recounts several instances where abnormal lab results aren't really abnormal.

  1. The First OBGYN Visit ›

    Dr. Cox explains what's involved with this routine annual exam.

  1. Circumcision: New Pediatric Policy Statement ›

    New policies regarding circumcision.

  1. Labial Adhesions ›

    My baby has a vaginal web! What can I do to make her normal?

  1. Teen Menstrual Cycle ›

    Dr. Samson looks at the subject of irregular menstrual cycles.

  1. Vaginal Exams ›

    Information on when Pap smears are warranted for teenagers.

  1. Urinary Tract Infections In Infants ›

    Dr. Theriot discusses urinary tract infections in infants.

  1. Gastro-esophageal Reflux: a spectrum of symptoms ›

    Dr. Theriot reviews the causes and symptoms of reflux.

  1. Undescended Testes ›

    Diagnosis and treatment for undescended testes.

  1. Enuresis: Is Bedwetting A Medical Problem? ›

    A look at bedwetting.

  1. You Have To Laugh: Kids Say The Darndest Things ›

    Kids say the darndest things.

  1. You Have To Laugh: Apple Juice ›

    Dr. Theriot relates another humorous episode from the pediatric practice.


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