A kidney stone almost sidelined Callie for the summer
Over Memorial Day weekend in 2018, 11-year-old Callie was enjoying a day at the lake when sharp pains started in her side. She approached her mom, Sunshine, who asked how bad they hurt. On a scale from 1-10 they were a six. The pain quickly resolved, so Callie went back to playing and looking forward to a summer filled with camps, sports and outdoor fun.
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A second opinion leads a family to Children's Health for answers
In 2016, Joseph, called J.R. by his family and friends, started experiencing pain in his lower abdomen. He was just 7 years old at the time, and his pediatrician suspected he was suffering from constipation. He suggested J.R. increase the amount of fiber in his diet and drink more water.
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Advanced Surgical Techniques Get Patient Back on the Playing Field Quickly
When Jon, age 11, of Rochester, New York, was born, doctors discovered an obstruction in his right kidney that was preventing urine from flowing out of it and causing it to swell - a condition known as hydronephrosis.
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