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  • Dialysis for Teens


    Dialysis is a medical treatment that can take over the job of filtering the blood until a person's failing kidneys heal or are replaced with a kidney transplant. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Peritoneal Dialysis for Teens


    This medical treatment helps people with kidney failure. It can be done at home, often overnight, to take over the kidneys' job of filtering blood. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Hemodialysis for Teens


    Hemodialysis is the type of kidney dialysis that doctors use most to take over the kidneys' job of filtering the blood. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • When Your Child Has a Chronic Kidney Disease for Parents


    Parents of kids who have a chronic kidney disease often worry about what might happen next, how their child feels, and what treatments are likely to be involved. Find answers here.

  • Kidneys & Urinary System for Teens


    This section has information on conditions that affect the kidneys and urinary tract.

  • Kidney Transplant for Teens


    If the kidneys stop working, a person will need either dialysis or a transplant. Get the facts on kidney transplant in this article for teens.

  • Kidney Disease for Teens


    Sometimes, the kidneys can't do their job properly. In teens, kidney disease is usually due to infections, structural issues, glomerulonephritis, or nephrotic syndrome.

  • Bladder, Kidneys & Urinary Tract for Kids


    Check out this subsection for all the information you need on the bladder, kidneys, and urinary tract.

  • Glomerulonephritis for Parents


    Glomerulonephritis happens when tiny filtering units in the kidneys stop working properly. Most cases get better on their own or with treatment.

  • E. Coli for Teens


    Undercooked burgers and unwashed produce are among the foods that can harbor E. coli bacteria and lead to infection and severe diarrhea. Here's how to protect yourself.