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A 42-year-old female asked about a 15-year-old male:

my son is 15 years old and is still wetting the bed almost every night. i have also found cups of urine under his bed or in the closet. help please!

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Dr. Scott Lindquist
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Bell and Alarm: Not uncommon for kids even as old as 15 to still wet the bed. It is a sleep problem where they are so deep in sleep they do not recognize the need to urinate. You can order underwear off the net with an alrm that goes off the second the underwear is wet. This will train him to awake and pee, but it takes 2 full weeks to learn this association. Have his urine screened for infection/diabetes.

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Last updated Apr 23, 2014

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