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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Very difficult: Bedwetting (enuresis) indicates that the control mechanisms of the automatic (autonomic) nervous system are irritable. This can be induced easily by p ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
What parents think: Is abnormal. Depends upon parents own nexperience as chidren. Some parents and doctors think bedwetting once or twice a week in a seven year old is ab ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
UTI, small bladder &: Diabetes melitus, reverse circadian rythmn (producing more urine at night than by day. Diabetes insipidus, renal or central where kidneys lose ability ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: If the problem is simple bed wetting, there is a medication called ddavp, (desmopressin) that can be used to provide dry nights. It is not a cure. The ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Boys more than girls: Girls tend to achieve night-time dryness earlier than boys and hence boys are more prone to bedwetting than girls. Bedwetting is uncommon in adults, h ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Alatms: Bed wetting will resolve on its own, eventually. You can try a bed wetting alarm. Which, may help it resolve sooner. They can be purchased on line. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience in Pediatric Urology
Bed wetting alarm: The safest most effective means of treating mono symptomatic bed wetting is the enuresis alarm. It has no side effects, requires no monthly copays, a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Consult urologist.: In mean time get urine tested for infection or presence of sugar (to rule out diabetes) stop drinking after dinner. Set an alrm for 2 - 3 hours after ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See your doctor: for evaluation. Urinary tract infections, diabetes, hormonal issues, and neurologic conditions would be some considerations that require treatment in ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: If the problem is simple bed wetting, there is a medication called ddavp, (desmopressin) that can be used to provide dry nights. It is not a cure. The ... Read More

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