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Hematuria is blood found in your child's urine. Although this condition is alarming, it is quite common in children, often harmless and often easily treated once its cause is determined.
There are generally two types of hematuria:
How Boston Children's Hospital approaches hematuria
Because there are so many possible causes of hematuria, your child's pediatric urologist will determine which treatment is appropriate for your child based on the underlying problem. In many cases, the hematuria goes away quickly and does not return; in this case, your child wouldn't require any specific treatment other than observation.
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