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What can I do about a teenager bed wetting?

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

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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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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What can cause bed wetting in normal adults?

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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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 be done to help a bed wetting 4 year old? I refuse to put her back into pull-ups cause then she thinks its ok to wet the bed!

Health tips: It is a little too early to expect your daughter to be fully trained. Hoever, you can cut off fluids several hours before bedtime, have her double urinate before bedtim, that is, have her urinate and half an later, have her urinate again. Make sure she doesn't drink doda, specificslly colas, before bed time. Before you go to bed have her urinate again. Also make sure you have plastic sheeting on the. ...Read more

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Is it necessary for a teen to see a urologist for bed wetting?

Yes: At that age the emotional and social implications of bed wetting can be pretty significant. I would recommend a visit to a pediatric urologist. ...Read more

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What could cause urinary hesitancy and bed wetting in a young man?

What could cause urinary hesitancy and bed wetting in a young man?

Seek evaluation.: Any significant change in the pattern of urination in an otherwise healthy individual should be evaluated. Behavioral causes, medicines, drugs, can all contribute, but you do not want to miss a neurological cause of new onset dysfunction in voiding. See your primary care physician, but any worry should prompt evaluation by a urologist who specializes in neuro-urology. ...Read more

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How to fix random bed wetting and what are the causes for 15 yr old female?

How to fix random bed wetting and what are the causes for 15 yr old female?

Many possibilities: In a child who was previously dry at night, now having bed wetting (nocturnal enuresis) requires an in-depth history and work up to determine the cause. Start with your pediatrician who will perform history, physical exam, and order testing as needed. ...Read more

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What causes the inability to control urine (bed wetting) in elderly especially at night?

What causes the inability to control urine (bed wetting) in elderly especially at night?

Weaker pelvic muscle: Weaker internal & external urinary spincters. Increase in women after multiple childbirth and men with large prostates. Also nervous system may be less responsive with age, especially the bladder control mechanism in the brain. Can be affected by reduced blood flow to certain ares of brain & advancing senility. Also? Kidneys less able to reabsorb urinary water after filtration from blood. ...Read more

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What causes the disability to control urine (bed wetting) in elderly, specifically at night?

What causes the disability to control urine (bed wetting) in elderly, specifically at night?

It varies: Use of water pills, use of narcotic pain meds, loss of specific nerve in the bladder, loss of bladder control due to structural or mechanical problems (such as tumor or trauma) may cause accident in the bladder thus possible bedwetting or incontinence. So please check with the physician. ...Read more

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Can kidney stone cause adult bed wetting?

Can kidney stone cause adult bed wetting?

Possible: High calcium in the urine can increase urine output and also can cause burning sensation with urination but I recommend ruling out diabetes (high blood sugar) and urinary infection right away--- see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can weight loss and bed wetting cause Uti in Children?

Can weight loss and bed wetting cause Uti in Children?

No: Weight loss is not a cause of urinary tract infections. Bed-wetting is not a cause of urinary tract infections. Something may be causing the weight loss and/or bed-wetting. One's doctor can evaluate and help. ...Read more

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Is it possible that anti-seizure medication cause night time bed wetting?

Is it possible that anti-seizure medication cause night time bed wetting?

Not usual: If a person has epilepsy, night time bed wettin can be a symptom of seizures in sleep. speak to your neurologist about an EEG done during night time sleep. ...Read more

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Causes of adult bed wetting after 25+ yrs of dryness. Can fatigue play role?

Causes of adult bed wetting after 25+ yrs of dryness. Can fatigue play role?

See answer: ~1-2% of adults have bedwetting problems. New onset bedwetting in a young adult usually related to a sleeping problem, excess nighttime urine production, or reduced bladder capacity. Possible causes include sleep apnea; stress, depression, or fatigue; constipation; overactive bladder; neurologic problem; constipation; uti; diabetes; prostate problem; or excessive fluids, alcohol, or caffeine. ...Read more

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I take hydrochlorathiazide every morning and imipramine every night for bed wetting. I know hydrochlor. Causes me to pee alot, so is it ok to b taking these meds together?

I take hydrochlorathiazide every morning and imipramine every night for bed wetting. I know hydrochlor. Causes me to pee alot, so is it ok to b taking these meds together?

Okay to take togethe: Imipramine usually helps a lot with bedwetting. Check with your doctor to see if maybe the dose can be adjusted since you are still having problems. Unlikely that the hydrochlorothiazide in the morning is contributing to your problem during the night. There are other treatments for bedwetting including a nasal spray. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How to stop adult bed wetting?

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

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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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How to stop bed wetting at age 11y?

How to stop bed wetting at age 11y?

Hypnosis: Children of this age often respond beautifully to hypnosis. ...Read more

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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?

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 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
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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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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