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Department of Urology

Department of Urology

Pediatric Urology Informational Handouts


Eric A. Kurzrock, M.D., F.A.A.P., professor of urology and pediatrics and chief of pediatric urology at UC Davis, and Jennifer H. Yang, M.D., assistant professor of urology at UC Davis, have prepared informational handouts. Most of the handouts are available in English and Spanish and can be viewed using Adobe Reader (Adobe Acrobat Reader icon PDF) and will open in a new Web page. These handouts are for basic information only and are not to replace your visit with a physician.

  • Bactrim (Septra) is an antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of infections including urinary, ear and respiratory infections.
  • Bowel care survey for adults
  • Daytime wetting and void dysfuntion in children — signs, symptons, and treatment.
  • Ditropan is a medication that acts to relax the bladder, allowing it to hold more urine.
  • Hernia/Hydrocele — signs, symptons, and treatment.
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias — Hypospadias is a congenital abnormality of the penis that is characterized by an abnormal position of the urethral opening.
  • Undescended testicle — signs, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Urodynamic testing for children is a diagnostic tool to evaluate bladder funtion.
  • Varicocele
  • Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG)

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