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My Child Wets The Bed Every Night How Can I Get This To Stop
Stepwise: Firstly: not your child's fault. Stop fluids after supper and toilet couple of hours after child goes to sleep (if u can). After age 7 try bedwetting alarm, proven best method to cure problem. Alarm is conditioning reflex device so that child will eventually "hear" alarm before after brain detects message that bladder is full and wake or know to hold it. Then medication, ie desmopressin ok 4 use. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Protect: If the mattress is soiled you might want to get rid of it and get a new one. In order to avoid this problem in the future, you can purchase a water resistant cover for the mattress and launder the bed sheets and cover as soon as it becomes wet. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor.: Many 6-year-olds still wet the bed. First step: see your doc for a urine test to make sure the bedwetting isn't due to a more serious problem. Step 2: no fluids for your child after dinner, have them pee twice before bedtime, wake them to pee before you go to bed, and make they're not constipated. Step 3: consider a bedwetting alarm. Step 4: ask your doc if medication is appropriate. ...Read more
How do I stop my 5 yo little girl from wetting the bed?She wets every night.We make her potty b4 bed and try to not do drinks after 7pm
Needs workup: Is there a history of bed wetting in your family? Was your daughter ever trained and then started to wet again? These are a couple of question you need to answer. Take your child to be evaluated by her pediatrician or a pediatric urologist to make sure she has no underlying problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
As a child i was diagnosed as a strep carrier. Every year i get sick with swollen tonsils. But i don't get white splotches. I want it to stop.
Tonsillitis: Tonsils are there as part of your immune system to help protect against upper respiratory infections. Sometimes they are overwhelmed and become ineffective and more of a hindrance than a benefit, but you do not fit in that category. Without knowing the exact cause of the tonsillar inflammation it is difficult to advise. Would check with an ENT doctor and have them examine you when this occurs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What happens to a 3year old girl if she has her legs, arms, butt cheeps, betty, and back shaved every week she is with her dad every week and comes back shaved we can not get him to stop it and child services says its not harmful intent
I would call the DA: If what you are saying is correct, I think the folks at your child services are a bit incompetent.There is no reason for a dad to shave his daughter unless it is a fetish and or a voyeuristic event bordering on child sexual abuse. I would call and speak to the child sexual trauma unit at your DA's office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Every morning I get out of bed and my knees and ankles pop constantly. Is that good or bad? Should I stop popping them?
No pain, no problem: We used to think that popping our knuckles, neck, back etc.. Caused arthritis. However, there is no evidence of causal relationship has been found until this time. It is indeed a habit and once formed, the joints "feel the need to pop" intermittently. As long as it does not cause pain while doing it..Enjoy the popping. If u don't like to hear the pop, don't do it..It will stop with time. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I stop having anxiety? I feel anxious 2 or 3 times a day. Have trouble laying in bed to sleep... When i lay down, I do not feel a can get a full breath. This makes even more anxious. I have a diarrhea every 2 days help!
How do I get my 6 yo to stop peeing his bed i've been waking him up every 2 hrs and cut him off of liquids an hr before bed & he still manages to pee?
Normal varient: Bedwetting is usually due to the immaturities of the part of the brain controlling continence. Your startegies do not help that.There is a conditioning device available and a variety of medications that your doctor is able to discuss with you. Remember that in time this usually improves. Roughly 16% of kids wet the bed at this age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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