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I Keep Wetting Myself
Stress Incontinence: Can be addressed through Kegel exercises, use of Vaginal Pessary or Urethral Inserts,surgical procedures, avoiding alcohol &/or caffeine, losing excess weight, smoking cessation, timed bathroom trips, watching fluid intake & addressing causes of chronic sneezing or coughing. ...Read more
Consider urologist: Urinary incontinence can be caused by meds like diuretics/anti-hypertensives, muscle relaxants, antidepressants as well as caffeine & alcohol. If no such obvious cause, this is an unusual symptom at your young age. Although urinary leakage can occur for benign reasons, you should make sure that your leakage is not caused by infection, diabetes, or a neurological/anatomic abnormality & see MD ...Read more
Is this a new: problem? Is she having pain or burning when she urinates? Is she drinking more than usual? She could have a urinary tract infection. Frequent urination can also be a sign of diabetes. Accidents can also occur with stress/anxiety in a child. Please see her pediatrician and have her urine tested. ...Read more
How much does having dry eyes increase your risk of keratitis if you also wear contact? My eye doctor told me to be sure to keep my contacts moist with wetting drops to reduce my chances of getting keratitis. I do, but i'm worried i'm still risking my eye
Depending : Depending on the severity of your dry eye, the keratitis can form earlier or later. If you suffer from any form of dry eye, a good option would be to use preservative free artificial tears throughout the day to lubricate your eyes. If keratitis forms you must stop the usage of contact lenses and consult an eye doctor before using your contacts again. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wide differential: urinary incontinence can be from many causes and more hx is needed to narrow down the differential. for ex: nocturnal seizures vs urge incontinence from an overactive bladder or from a cns lesion vs loss of inhibition of the micturition reflex from a frontal brain lesion (from either an anterior cerebral artery territory stroke, aneurysm or a space occupying lesion in the frontal micturition area) ...Read more
See your doc: Start with a complete medical evaluation, this could be from some previously overlooked medical condition. If the child is in fact healthy, and over 5-6 years of age then hypnosis is a great therapeutic approach. Medicines will help temporarially but the bed wetting resumes as soon as the meds are stopped. ...Read more
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