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Causes Of 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
Can Topamax (topiramate) cause bed-wetting? 2nd time taking it and it caused it again. My Neurologist said no. But it only happens on drug as I titrate. not off.
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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