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How to stop adult bed wetting?

How to stop adult bed wetting?

Seek Urological: evaluation to determine the cause of nocturnal enuresis. ...Read more

Dr. George Klauber
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Bedwetting (Definition)

Children that urinate involuntarily during the nighttime have bedwetting, this is something that 15% of children >5yo can still do. By 10yo 95% of children are dry at night. Less than 1% ...Read more


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Dealing with Bed Bugs (Checklist)

Strip and vacuum the mattress and box springs
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Encase your mattress and box spring in bed bug mattress protectors
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Apply insecticide to the frame and headboard of your bed
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Place "bed bug interceptors" under the feet of your bed frame
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How safe are bed wetting alarms?

How safe are bed wetting alarms?

Completely safe: The safest most effective means of treating mono symptomatic bed wetting is the enuresis alarm. It has no side effects, requires no monthly copays, and never expires. It will cure about 85% of pts who awaken. Ddavp (desmopressin) is the most commonly prescribed medication for this condition and is relatively safe but can lead to water intoxication and electrolyte abnormalities among other side effects. ...Read more

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What can cause adult bed wetting?

What can cause adult bed wetting?

Primary or secondary: Primary bed-wetting has been present from birth & can be genetic (? Inherited), due to inadequate nocturnal antidiuretic hormone secretion causing xs nocturnal urine production, diabetes insipidus (inability to concentrate urine, small bladder or bladder reflux. Secondary adult onset enuresis could be from utis, diabetes mellitus, ms, spinal cord tethering, syrinx or cyst, lipoma or tumor of cord. ...Read more

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When does bed wetting typically stop?

When does bed wetting typically stop?

7 or 8 years: The first peak for children to stop bed wetting is age 3 - 4 years. Most pediatricians and pediatric urologists don't consider bedwellinf abnormal under 7 years. 85% of children are dry at night by age-5-years. At age 5 years you can start restricting fluids after supper +/or toileting the child when parents retire. Either or both these simple measures can make a difference between wet and dry. ...Read more

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I need advice with adult bed wetting?

I need advice with adult bed wetting?

Needs consultation: Information needed regarding onset, frequency ; amount of bed-wetting, any coexistent medical, psychological or stress problems, volume ; timing of fluid ;/or alcohol consumption, what if any measures have already been tried to correct problem ; is this for you or for an aged relative or friend. ...Read more

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What can cause bed wetting in normal adults?

Primary or secondary: Primary bed wetting can persist from infancy in occasionally & rarely in otherwise normal adults, causes include lack of anti-diuretic hormone secretion at night causing greater urine production at night, small functional bladder capacity or failure of central (brain) bladder control. 2ndary wetting can occur with infection, diabetes, ms, spinal cord or brain injury or tumor &?. See neuro-gu dr. ...Read more

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What leads to adult bed wetting, please help me?

UTI,bladder prolapse: Neurologic or spinal problem. Needs to be evaluated ; hopefully treated. ...Read more

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Please tell me what to do about teenage bed wetting?

Please tell me what to do about teenage bed wetting?

Enuresis alarm: Enuresis can persist into young adulthood and is usually familial. It can be quite frustrating for affected people. First line prevention is avoiding liquids after 6 pm and voiding before bed. Enuresis alarms are devices that attach to the waistband and vibrate when the bladder contracts, and DDAVP is a medication (oral or nasal spray) which are other treatment options. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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How do you get a bed wetting alarm? How do they work?

On Amazon.com: Here is what i found on amazon.Com: http://goo.Gl/7mycy but before you buy one, please read this, which is a more complete article on how to help your child stay dry: http://goo.Gl/rrjmp the main thing is to make sure your child wants to stay dry in bed and takes charge of the project. You can't do it for him if he does not want to change. ...Read more

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Hi i'm 18 i like to know what we can do for bed wetting? Thanks

See urologist...: For time being, do the followings: stop fluid intake 4 hours before sleep, set alarm clock to wake up to pee before enuresis, record how much you void each time day or night for 48 hrs, practice healthy lifestyle, and avoid overindulgence and obsession.... Due to the inherent complexity of enuresis, go to see urologists with keen interest in enuresis and a pcp for general health assessment. ...Read more

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Does combing Flexerills with Robaxon cause nocturnal bed wetting?

Does combing Flexerills with Robaxon cause nocturnal bed wetting?

Muscle relaxants: Not known to cause nocturnal bed wetting either alone or combined, other cause would be sought, but is the patient's age to start with?. Not sure why would you combine muscle relaxants, I believe either would suffice , at any rate that's a judgmental call of the the treating physician, wish you wellness ...Read more

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What are causes of adult bed wetting? Trying to stop this from happening.

What are causes of adult bed wetting? Trying to stop this from happening.

Are several, See MD: Some can be psychological. Others can be a sign of serious physical changes that require treatment. (a common example could be presentation of diabetes) A screening physical with associated labs can be an excellent start. This type of change in your life is new and potentially serious and should not be resorted to home remedies and self-diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I do about my partner's bed wetting? Do they make any nice looking adult pull-ups

No they don't: Adult "depends" are pretty ugly. Has your partner seen a urologist? Cause for the bedwetting needs to be identified & should be treated. Partner might benefit from medication such as desmopressin (ddavp) pills (up to 3 x 0.2mg) before bed to reduce volume urine produced at night, or long-acting anticholinergics, like Oxybutynin er, Detrol la or vesicare, (solifenacin) to increase functional bladder capacity. ...Read more

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My age is 25. Still i had Bed wetting problem. Like once in a month or 2months. How to cure this?

Nocturnal enuresis: Bedwetting is a relative common condition in the pediatric population. In most cases, it is hereditary and self-resolves by age 11-12 yrs old. For cases that persist past age 12, I usually recommend an evaluation by a urologist. At your age, I definitely feel that such an evaluation is warranted. This type of specialist can determine whether or not you have a urinary tract problem. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has had issues bed wetting in the past.. he's starting to a lot again. Why does this happen?

Many reasons: some families have nocturnal enuresis--need to see a urologist now that he is 19--they can evaluate and put him on meds.if it is only at night it maybe when he is in deep sleep--REM sleep his bladder spincter muscle relaxes and he wets.there are mredication for that. ...Read more