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Doctor insights on: Asperger's And Bed Wetting

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Is bed wetting a sign of stress?

Is bed wetting a sign of stress?

No: This would not be a common sign of stress. In a young child, you can see bed wetting into teens. Concerning things would be daytime wetting, new onset of bed wetting, or recurrence of wetting after a long period of dry nights. ...Read more

Dr. George Klauber
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Bedwetting (Definition)

Bedwetting is the involuntary urination in children over 4 years of age. It may occur at any time throughout ...Read more


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How to stop bed wetting in a 7 year old?

How to stop bed wetting in a 7 year old?

Enuresis: New reports reveal that constipation causes bedwetting. Studies show that distention of the rectum from pooled stool cause bladdder irritation resulting in bedwetting when asleep and bathroom trips during the day. As a prelude to evaluation by the urologist, ask your doctor for a regimen to treat constipation and maintain daily bms to prevent rectal impaction. Abstain from DDAVP (desmopressin) use initially. ...Read more

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Is bed wetting a symptom of major dyslexia?

No: They are not related that I am aware. Bed wetting occurs in many without dyslexia and is normal. There is often a first degree relative (mom, dad, uncles, etc) who wet the bed. Most kids outgrow it by 9-10. After age 7, a bed wetting alarm can be very helpful in resolving the problem. ...Read more

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What can I do about a teenager bed wetting?

Hypnosis: Teens often respond beautifully to hypnosis. See a physician skilled in this therapeutic modality. ...Read more

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Does hypnotherapy work on children with bed wetting?

Sometimes: Better to try simple measures first, ie restricting fluids, lifting to toilet at night, bedwetting alarm or medication. ...Read more

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Bed-wetting as a child, smaller bladder as an adult, what to do?

Bed-wetting as a child, smaller bladder as an adult, what to do?

Consult urologist: Very good chance that problems arising from small bladder can be corrected with medication which can relax bladder muscle ; functionally increase bladder capacity. ...Read more

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Bed wetting problem even if I drink one cup at dinner. What can I do?

Bed wetting problem even if I drink one cup at dinner. What can I do?

Discuss with your Dr: Worth trying an enuresis alarm for a few weeks, and/or demopressin (ddavp) which will reduce nocturnal urine production, or long acting antimuscarinic drugs to enlarge functional bladder capacity such as oxybutinin er, Detrol la, vesicare (solifenacin) etc. Imipramine works for many. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a son who is nine years old now and still bed wetting.What should I do?

I have a son who is nine years old now and still bed wetting.What should I do?

Assist or fix: Bed wetting until 9 puts a kid in a lonely 1-2 %. Usually 1 or both parents had some delay & many of these kids have longstanding issues with stool retention/irregularity & or other problems. If your dr has skills in this area s/he can start you through the process of aiding or fixing the issue. The greatest indicator for success is a kid that has asked for help staying dry. ...Read more

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My twelve year old is hiding bed wetting from me. What could be wrong with them?

Nothing-enuresis.: "bedwetting" (enuresis) is common in children (~ 1/100) and can last up to/into puberty. Children will attempt to hide it from family and friends because of embarassment - should be evaluated by a pediatric urologist. ...Read more

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