Flow rate test

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A flow rate test helps to assess how well your child can empty their bladder by measuring the rate at which urine flows out of it. Learn more about the procedure and preparing your child.

Key points

  • A flow rate test assesses how your child urinates (pees). Your child will need to urinate into a special toilet.
  • Your child will need a full bladder for the test.
  • Your child will have a bladder scan before and after urinating.
Last updated: December 17th 2010