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Adult Onset Bedwetting In Women
Several nonenhancing WML frontal lobe. Adult onset bed wetting. Numb toes for3 years. Horrific day migraines. Docs are stumped. Any ideas?
Eeg showed spikes and slowing. Also migraines & sudden onset adult bed wetting. No diagnosis but prescribed lamictal. Do you think my doc suspects epilepsy?
SOME ADVICE: Agree with advice of talking directly to your doctor and asking pointed questions. The eeg findings might be consistent with brain irritability, and you could conceivably having nocturnal seizures causing bladder problems. Ask your doctor whether neurological consultation could clarify issues, and in meantime, take your Lamictal and see how this affects the bedwetting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 you go to bed. Try a bedwetting alarm (malem, wet stop, nytone etc). You might need medication such as desmopressin or a bladder anticholinergic such as oxybutinin er, detrol, vesicare (solifenacin) etc. However still consult with urologist. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bed wetting: Bed wetting in an adult can be a serious problem and should be evaluated by your doctor. Bring a detail list of your medication / precise outline of medical & surgical hx to your visit along w a detail diary documenting when the leakage occur along w fluid intake will help w your visit. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more
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
Please see below: Hi,Giving you the possible causes,diagnostic tests and treatments are not possible in 400 characters.See website of the NAFC(National Association for Continence): www.nafc.org/bladder-bowel-health/bedwetting-2/adult-bedwetting/ Best of luck.Your condition can be treated.Tell your parents to take you to a urologist with a detailed history as outlined in the website so you say goodbye to nappies. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could late childhood bed-wetting mean you have a higher chance of becoming an adult bed-wetter later in life?
Who know?: Good question! But, do we need to worry a common life event of so many decades apart? So, it's hard to find a study to answer your question. Theoretically, one may assume "yes" as your answer because bed wetting at young results from delayed maturity & adaptation of nerve system, leading to be "less perfect" than others; so aging + "less perfect" = more so at older age. This is a thesis; you... ...Read more
How do I stop wetting the bed at age 18? I am female, 102 pounds, healthy, have a history of bed wetting as a child, and still bed wetting at age 18.
See wetting expert: Stop drinking after supper, void before bed. Has an enuresis alarm been tried? If not try a"wet-stop" alarm. Dr will test urine to rule out UTI etc. Dr may try DDAVP uo to 3x0.2mg tabs nightly to reduce nocturnal urine production &/or long-acting anticholinergic medication like Oxybutynin er, or Detrol (tolterodine) la to increase functional bladder capacity. Specially appropriate if u void frequently by day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Noct. enuresis RX: The drug desmopressin acetate (ddavp) boosts levels of a natural hormone (anti-diuretic hormone, or adh) that forces the body to make less urine at night. Although DDAVP has few side effects, the most serious is the potential for seizures. This can happen if you drink too much fluids when taking the medication. Oxybutinin may also 'relax bladder' with 'small bladder'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 to concentrate urine & thus too much urine is produced. Multiple sclerosis, neurogenic bladder dysfunction. All are among causes. Suggest you see a urologist. ...Read more
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