What is Pediatric Nephrology?
Nephrology is the scientific study of Kidneys. Pediatric Nephrology is the study of kidney complications in children. If your child is experiencing any urinary tract problem, kidney problems, bladder problems, high blood pressure of kidney stones, you should immediately seek a pediatric nephrologist who has trained specifically in children's kidney problems. A pediatric Nephrologist treats children from infancy to late adolescence and in some cases to young adults as well.
Who is a Pediatric Nephrologist?
A pediatric nephrologist is a board certified pediatrician who has specialized in nephrology training as a pediatric. They are well-trained in diagnosing, treating, and managing many disorders affecting the kidney and urinary tract of your child. They also know how to evaluate your child’s growth and development if they are going through any chronic kidney disease. Since the pediatrician itself is a very complicated and delicate area of expertise, a pediatric nephrologist works closely with pediatric urologists, pediatric surgeons, and radiologists for the complete diagnosis of a child.
When to consult a Pediatric Nephrologist?
Children require special attention during their earliest development stages. If you see any signs of urine problems, or stomach bloating, breathing issues or they are diagnosed with congenital kidney disease at the time of birth you have to directly consult a pediatric nephrologist. You can find pediatric nephrologists in private clinics, university hospitals, and large community hospitals. Hey will usually run the following services which you be prepared for;
X-ray studies of your child’s kidney
Urine sample of your child
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Laboratory test for Kidney evaluation
Diabetes test of your child
Children Kidney Disorders | Services of a Pediatric Nephrologist
A Pediatric Nephrologist diagnose and treat the following diseases in children;
Acute Kidney Failure
Congenital Urologic and Nephrologic Disorders
Genetic and inherited kidney disorder
High Blood Pressure
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Protein in Urine
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Urinary Tract infections
Kidney diseases that are not limited to kidney damage
Certified Pediatric Nephrologists in Pakistan | Just a Click Away!
Most of the Pediatric Nephrologists are board certified Pediatricians who have specialized in ‘Nephrology’ fellowships with their study focus on kidney disorders in children. It is important for a Kidney Doctor to carry a license for practicing from a recognized board or state. Pakistan has many top qualified Pediatric Nephrologists who are the best in their field. In order to help you, Healthwire is providing you with easy access to Pakistan’s Best Pediatric Nephrologist. Healthwire is associated with PMDC certified Pediatric Nephrologists. You can find the complete list of both male and female Pediatric Nephrologists from all over Pakistan with their detailed information of expertise, practicing location, and timings. You can easily book an “Online Appointment” or even Opt for “Video Consultation” at your own ease, Anywhere, Anytime all over Pakistan by either Calling us at 04232500989 or download our Healthwire App to book appointments.