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when 4yo girl gets 22oz fluid & pees 9-10x/day & no fluids post 430pm, y might child pee thru 4nyts?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
She's only 4!: I'm not sure what "4nyts" means, but a significant number of 4year olds still wet the bed. She urinates 9-10 times every day despite drinking only 22oz a day? Has she been growing and gaining weight properly? Have you discussed this with your pediatrician?
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey commented
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks for clarifying. Many 4 year olds still wet the bed. The problem is they sometimes sleep so deeply that the urge to urinate doesn't wake them. Given that she was dry for a while though, it's probably a good idea to check her out for a couple of problems like constipation or urinary tract infection, which can cause this to happen. Also look to any recent traumatic evens that preceded this
Oct 29, 2011
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey commented
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Provided original answer
Things like moving, changing schools, parental separation, deaths etc. can all cause a behavioral regression.
Oct 29, 2011
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park commented
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Nocturnal bedwetting is not too concerning because 15% of 4-y-o children do so. Wonder how long she stayed dry. If she'd been dry over 6 months, she certainly needs thorough investigation.
Oct 31, 2011
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Go to the doc: That is too many times urinating per day. This child should be seen immediately to evaluate for diabetes.

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