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Old Jan 18th, 2016, 00:01 AM   4001
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Voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG). This test uses X-rays of the bladder when it's full and when it's emptying to detect abnormalities. A thin, flexible tube (catheter) is inserted through the urethra and into the bladder while your child lies on his or her back on an X-ray table.

After contrast dye is injected into the bladder through the catheter, your child's bladder is X-rayed in various positions. Then the catheter is removed so that your child can urinate, and more X-rays are taken of the bladder and urethra during urination to see whether the urinary tract is functioning correctly.

Risks associated with this test include discomfort from the catheter or from having a full bladder and the possibility of a new urinary tract infection.
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Old Jan 20th, 2016, 12:42 PM   4002
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Hi Nikki, congratulations. I was up crying at all hours and even went to see them at 1am a couple times when my twins were in. It is tough. I found just taking lots of pics and videos, calling in for updates and taking blankets in from home once they were out of the incubators then taking them back home to keep with me after babies had been wrapped up in them a while helped me with missing them and with expressing breast milk. Hope your little one is doing well and home soon.

Thank you Sethsmummy. It's just one of those moments isn't it where they throw a rough plan at you and say any questions and your mind goes blank until after they leave and there is no Dr to ask! I hope the catheter wont be too bad for him.



 
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Old Jan 20th, 2016, 13:02 PM   4003
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It is! I think we're lucky in an unlucky way because he as so poorly we had a lot of the top docs at our hospital in and out and because of everything he's already been through they took more interest in it and I kind of knew what kind of things I needed to be asking.

I hope I wrote on the right post today. I think I commented on yours. I'm sorry no one has been able to help yet. The other page is called kidney kids xx



 
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Old Jan 22nd, 2016, 05:51 AM   4004
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Ah so it was you that bumped my post up. Thank you. Still not had app letter thru for dye test, just a follow up app as an outpaient, not at the hospital. I think I will ring on Monday if nothing is thru by then.



 
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Old Jan 22nd, 2016, 09:30 AM   4005
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i would hun, sometimes its best to chase them up



 
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Old Feb 9th, 2016, 06:03 AM   4006
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Hello ladies!
I am pregnant! A lot more worried this time around.



 
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Old Feb 9th, 2016, 06:09 AM   4007
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Omg omg Hun. Congratulations!



 
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Old Feb 9th, 2016, 06:36 AM   4008
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Ty again Tara .



 
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Old Feb 22nd, 2016, 02:29 AM   4009
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Any other preemie mom's out there and pregnant again?
I have my first scan on the 7th because it was the only day I could get where OH would be able to attend.



 
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