Diagnosing and Treating Urinary Reflux in Children

As some of you know, sweet little Paigey had a battery of tests today at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.  We scheduled the tests several weeks ago after two seperate incidents of  UTIs and several days of fevers between 103-105.  I talked to my doctor about the concern that Paige might have urinary reflux and she suggested we get her tested when she returned from her recent Arizona trip. Paige eating ice cream

So, what is urinary reflux? Urinary reflux, or vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is the backup of urine from the bladder  into the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder (ureter) during urination. [Read more…]

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