Nearly 4 percent of all American babies are born with a birth defect that will affect the way their bodies function. Defects that affect a child’s urinary tract or reproductive system include epispadias, hypospadias (PDF) English | Spanish and congenital adrenal hyperplasia—any of which can cause pain and embarrassment.
The pediatric urology specialists in the Sutter Health network provide comprehensive and compassionate care for children of all ages who have a wide range of conditions, including:
- Bedwetting and daytime wetting (PDF) English | Spanish
- Bowel incontinence
- Urinary incontinence
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs) — Medication information (PDF) English | Spanish
- Ureteral reflux
- Hydrocele — Hernia/Hydrocele (PDF) English | Spanish
- Gynecological issues in girls
- Disorders of sexual development
- Undescended testes — Undescended Testicle (PDF) English | Spanish
- Hydronephrosis (PDF)
- Adolescent varicocele (PDF)
We also collaborate with pediatric oncology and radiology specialists across the Sutter Health network to treat tumors in bladders, kidneys and testes.
We use a variety of diagnostic tests, including blood tests, cystoscopy, urodynamic testing (PDF), VCUG (PDF), ultrasound and other imaging technologies, to evaluate your child’s condition and check for any abnormalities relating to the urinary tract and reproductive system.
With an accurate diagnosis, we create a personalized treatment plan to help your child feel better. Depending on your child’s condition and needs, the treatment plan may include a combination of medication, surgery, physical therapy and follow-up tests.