Vesicoureteral Reflux Program | Conditions and Treatments

Megaureter

Overview Megaureter is simply the medical term for a "large" or "big" ureter. The ureter is a tube-like structure that serves as the passageway for the flow of urine from the kidney to the bladder....

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Posterior Urethral Valves

If your son has posterior urethral valves (PUV), it means that he was born with extra flaps of tissue that have grown in his urethra, the tube that leads from the bladder to the tip of his penis....

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Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR)

What is vesicoureteral reflux? But if your child has vesicoureteral reflux, the urine does move backward into the ureters and kidney. Some children only have mild VUR, while others have large amounts...

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Ureterocele

At Boston Children’s Hospital, we understand that if your infant or child has been diagnosed with a ureterocele, you and your family are under stress. So we’ll approach your child’s treatment with...

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

What is a urinary tract infection (UTI)? A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection in the urinary tract that can cause discomfort and complications in your child if left untreated....

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