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Conditions

Understanding your child's condition is an important step on your treatment journey. Learn more about causes, symptoms and diagnosis for a variety of conditions, as well as unique treatments and research being performed at Children's National.

Urinary Incontinence or Enuresis (bedwetting)

Urinary incontinence (enuresis) is the medical term for bedwetting. Incontinence is accidental or intentional urination in children who are at an age where they should be able to have control of their bladders.

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary tract infections describe a health problem that results from a bacterial infection along the urinary tract.

Vesicoureteral Reflux

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) occurs when urine in the bladder flows back into the ureters and kidneys.