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Dr. George Klauber

Pediatric Urology
Boston, MA
male

Locations

Office

Boston, MA

Address

800 Washington St., Mailbox 092, Floating Hospital, Room 330, Boston, MA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

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About

Bio

Fellowship trained and Board Certified in Pediatric Urology. Urology Residency at The Royal Victoria Hospital/McGill University in Montreal Canada. Fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London plus at The Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool. Initiated Pediatric Urology at the University of Connecticut Medical Center and Newington Children's Hospital which subsequently became Connecticut Children's Hospital. Then became chief of Pediatric Urology at Tufts Medical Center, Boston plus Professor of Urology and Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine. Has expertise in Perinatal Urology, Congenital urogenital abnomalities, Urinary tract infections, Neurogic bladder disorders plus voiding dysfunction, Circumcision, Urogenital trauma. Available for second opinions in the office and by email. Fluent in French and German. Interpreters available for most foreign languages. Health Tappy

Specialties
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Pediatric Urology

Urology

Licenses

United States: Massachusetts

Languages spoken

German

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A member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Edema or hydrocele: Both are benign and should settle down.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Non-surgical: Active surveillance usually means following a cancer patient on a regular basis with medical visits to be examined, blood/urine tests, radiologic (x-r... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
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Because I'm GU Dr.: I circumcise after informing parents or older child of benefits and risks because it's my job.Circumcisions are performed for religious reasons or bec... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
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Yes: Most common cause of scrotal swelling in baby boys. Majority of them resolve sponaneously in first year of life. See a pediatric urologist or pediatri... Read More
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Pros and Cons: Majority of caucasian americans + all muslims +jews are circumcised. Majority of european, hispanics +asians not. Fathers, sons + siblings like 2B sim... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Petrolatum: Wash and wipe around penis till healed. Remove poop if necessary. Use lots of vaseline until it has healed. Later on look out for meatitis which is re... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
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?not need 4 29 weeks: Amoxicillin is quite safe during pregnancy, Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) is also most likely safe. But why to you think you need to be on antibiotics ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
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Yes: Bubble-bath is quite a well-known cause of utis in lttle girls. Chemicals in bubble-bath irritate urinary opening, enter the most distal urethra and c... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Lots of Vaseline: Wipe around the penis till healed. Apply lots of petrolatum (vaseline) to the penile glans with each diaper change until penis has healed and until ri... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
R/O adrenal tumor: Catecholamines are typically produced by functioing adrenal tumors causing elevated blood pressure and rapid pulse. This can be ruled out with a norma... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Likely hydrocele: Most scrotal swellings in infants are hyroceles however a few turn out to be hernias. Most infant scrotal hernias are easily reducible. You get a "squ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
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Congenital, acquired: Congenital:- maldescent, ectopia or absence: klinefelter's syndrome: macroorchidism with fragile xsyndrome; ovotestis in hermaphrodites & v. Rare dupl... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
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No alcohol ?viagra (sildenafil): Try and avoid alcohol. You may need to see a urologist or your primary care md/do for viagra (sildenafil) or cialis.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not related: Older men, by and large acheive orgasm more infrequently as they age. Some women are fortunate and do not experience such a decline. They are the fort... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
? Little unclear: Side effects usually refer to medication, treatment or surgery. Symptoms of ic are pelvic, low back pain or bladder pain relieved by voiding + urgency... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
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Yes: Some can recur and some can develop pockets of flui after surgery.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not normal: Both can cause burning with urination but not commonly. Try and self test to see if is cause and effect related. You should be able find out quite qu... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
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Not uncommon: 1) if sexually active and not urinating after sex. 2) wearing thong or non-cotton underwear. 3) withholding urination 4) bubble-bath or prolonged tub ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No, low salt intake: Helps to control hypertension. Antihypertensive medication is almost always necessary to control blood pressure. Angioplasty, balloon dilatation of ob... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Sometimes: Better to try simple measures first, ie restricting fluids, lifting to toilet at night, bedwetting alarm or medication.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Glycosuria means blood in the urine, most commonly associated with diabetes, whereas hypolglycemia means low blood sugar, seen if subjects have admini... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Happens, not normal: Mild residual swelling is fairly common. Sometimes a scrotum can remained swollen even after excellent surgery and sometimes there are loculations cau... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
2 - 14 days: Simle bladder infections can clear up within couple of days, and up to 7 - 10 days, depending upon infective organism. Kidney infections take longer, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Probably benign: Viral cystitis, interstitial cystitis, bladder stone, urethritis or bladder tumor.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
>20 million/mL: Greater than 20 million/ ml absolut count & > 50% motility.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
She'll train herself: Bladder & bowel control maybe the only thing in her life that is completely in her control. Imagine someone always contolled the food u eat, clothes y... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Spinal cord fluid: Hydromelia means an abnormal collection of fluid within the spinal cord & connected to 4th ventricle within the brain and usually associated with hydr... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Avoid. Treat any UTI: All utis during pregnancy should be treated to avoid kidney infects which are bad news. Thus test if suspected, ie if urine smells or burns or u have ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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2 reasons: 1) pregnancy is associated with greatly increased levels of circulating estrogen, which in turn causes ureters and bladder to enlarge temporally + red... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
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DMSO instillations: Course of DMSO cocktail containing local anesthetic + steroid can induce ic remission. Chlorpactin instillation under anesthesia is a tertiary treatme... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not with some chemo.: Alcohol should not affect tongue cancer, however it might if you are on chemotherapy. Best check with your cancer dr.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
To some extent: Circumcision protects babies from utis in first year of life but, unlikely later in life.C does prevent penile cancer 99.9%. Cancer of penis is extrem... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Newborn circumcision is purely elective unless you are jewish or muslim. Although immediately after birth is best time to be circumcised if it is ever... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unusual - look into: Utis are unusual in 20-year-old men unless ur severely constipated or u have been instrumented or catheterized. Suggest you see a urologist + get chec... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
When not tender: As soon as postoperative pain and tenderness have gone.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Palliative / partial: Trans urethral resection of prostate is primarily used for BPH or benign disease, however resected material may contain some previously unrecognized c... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Check intact hymen: There is no such thing as virginity test, however, an intact hymen is generally accepted as evidence for virginity. In fact , some girls and women hav... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Penis is cleaner: Penis will not have an odor. Glans penis will be less sensitive. May help if you had premature ejaculations. Your partner may prefer it.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Debateable: Many little girls get their 1st UTI at about age-2-years, around toilet training age. I personally recommend avcug if child also had a fever or back p... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Kidney infection: May cause premature labor. Thus baby might have problems associated with prematurity, but otherwise should not be harmed.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Tight foreskin: The foreskin is too tight to slide easily over the penile glans. Physiologic phimosis is normal in all babies and can remain at most until about age10... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Foreskin reduced: Immediate treatment for paraphimosis is to pull foreskin back over the penile glans.. Then circumcision is advised in most cases which makes it imposs... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Congenital/acquired: Phimosis is physiologic & thus normal in almost all baby boys. It resolves spontaneously in most boys as they grow. Persistently tight foreskin which ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: It is not infectious.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Bladder removal is drastic and almost never indicated unless your bladder has contracted to thimble size. Have u been on an ic diet, made efforts to r... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Sorry a pipe dream.: You and millions of other men wish they had a larger penis. True penile enlargement after end of puberty puberty is a pipe dream. Surgery to divide su... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
May well help: Try it. Great if it helps.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Antibiotics better: Cystitis can sometimes be cured by drinking lots of water and urinating frequently, but may take a long time + could become chronic cystitis. Antibiot... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not UTI possible STD: Highly unlikely to get auti, but std is a possibility. Suggest you see your primary health care provider or gyn dr. For vaginal swab and pap test . Th... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
?Only 1 kidney works: You have fairkly severe kidney impairment if you only ahve one functioning kidney & that is at 13%. There should be little concern if you have anormal... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
Jun 18, 2014
Dr. Klauber's sharp eyes and mind as well as witty to-the-point writing has irresistibly moved my fingers to type my highest recommendation for his professional capacity for anyone seeking the high st...Read More
Jul 19, 2014
Excellent well thought out answers. An excellent resource for patients and an asset to healthtap. Anybody who takes their personal time, to answer patient questions and does so without anything in ret...Read More
May 10, 2013
I recommend Dr. Klauber. He clearly is very, very knowledgeable about pediatric urology and many other areas of medicine. He is providing an excellent public service through Health Tap.
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I am obese. I'm taking positive steps. Got a fitbit, moved exercise bike to living room & use it regularly, very aware of my activity level. Lost 175lbs before, but got sick & no diagnosis for yrs. Ho...Read More
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Hi and thank you. My daughter will be 8 in May and weighs 63 pound and she is 43½ inches in height She started developing pubic hair around 5 years old but her hormone levels have not been elevated ot...Read More
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thank you so much for your answer Dr,but why i m going to the bathrom like 8 times a day?,when i wake up in the morning i feel better but after 2 pm is disgusting is wear csuse i m not going to the ba...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Guy’s Hospital, University of London, England
MD

Residency

Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University
Completed 1971

Awards

Past president Massachusetts Association of Practicing Urologists
Healthtap Top Pediatric Urologist in the USA Winter 2013
Eastern Pediatric Urologic Society, Past President

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics, Urology Specialty Fellow
American Academy of Surgery, Fellow
Fellow Royal Canadian College of Surgeons
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