Kidney biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure

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Learn how to care for your child at home after a kidney biopsy.

Key points

  • Leave the dressing on for 24 hours.
  • You may give your child acetaminophen for pain.
  • Avoid major physical activities for two weeks.
  • Go to the nearest Emergency Department if your child develops bleeding at the biopsy site, has blood in the urine, is pale, has fever or has severe abdominal pain.
Last updated: April 6th 2020