Conditions & Treatments

  • Condition

    Hearing Loss

    What are the different types of hearing loss? Three types of hearing loss are sensorineural, conductive, and mixed (sensorineural and conductive). These types of hearing loss can be congenital (present at birth) or acquired (not present at birth). Sensorineural A loss of function within the...

  • Condition

    Hearing Loss in Babies

    Before your newborn leaves the hospital or birthing center, your baby needs to have a hearing test. This is a painless and short test that will be explained to you before it is done. You should be given the results of this test before you...

  • Treatment

    Heart Center

    At the St. Louis Children’s and Washington University Heart Center, our pediatric cardiologists care for more children with heart disease than any other center in the region. In many cases, we are creating the new standards of care for children with complex heart conditions. Learn...

  • Condition

    Heart Failure

    The heart is a muscle that pumps oxygen-rich blood to all parts of the body. When you have heart failure, the heart is not able to pump as well as it should....

  • Condition

    Heart Murmurs

    Heart murmurs are extra or unusual sounds made by blood moving through the heart. Murmurs are graded on a scale of 1 to 6, with 1 being very faint and 6 being very loud....

  • Treatment

    Heart Transplant Program

    Our nationally renowned pediatric heart transplant program offers unmatched expertise, high success rates and comprehensive care to critically ill children. For a physician referral, call us at 314-454-5437....

  • Condition

    Heat or Thermal Burns

    A heat-induced or thermal burn can occur when the skin comes in contact with any heat source, such as a cooking pan, an iron, a fire, a hot surface or a hot, scalding liquid or gas. Caring for a heat-induced or thermal burn: Remove the...

  • Condition

    Hemangiomas

    A hemangioma is a type of birthmark. It is the most common benign (noncancerous) tumor of the skin....

  • Treatment

    Hematology Services

    The pediatric hematology program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the largest comprehensive program in Missouri for children with blood diseases. Learn more, call 314-454-5437....

  • Condition

    Hemifacial Microsomia

    Hemifacial microsomia (HFM) is a congenital problem. This means that your child is born with it. In this condition, 1 side of your baby’s face is underdeveloped (hemi means half). HFM usually only affects 1 side of the face....