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Is bed wetting a symptom of major dyslexia?

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

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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Are night terrors linked to endocrine problem?

Are night terrors linked to endocrine problem?

No.: Children that have endocrine problems may have night terrors, but there is no known association between night terrors and endocrine problems. Night terrors are a parasomnia, like bed wetting, sleep walking, etc. ...Read more

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Frequent urination a problem that needs tests for oab, sui?

Frequent urination a problem that needs tests for oab, sui?

Sometimes: Often diet change or medication is sufficient. Try stopping all caffiene and curting back on total fluids to start with. ...Read more

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Could bed wetting be cancerous or kidney problem related?

Could bed wetting be cancerous or kidney problem related?

Not cancer related: Wetting can be due to low antidiuretic hormone production which prevents kidney from reabsorbing filtered water. This results in excessive volume of urine produced. Severely damaged kidneys can also have a problem retaining water, so called diabetes insipidus (not diabetes mellitus/sugar diabetes) which results in urine overproduction and bedwetting. Most bedwetting in kids clears up with time. ...Read more

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Would a bladder problem caused delayed urination?

Would a bladder problem caused delayed urination?

Possible: This is possible. See your doctor and let them ask some questions and see if some tests are needed. ...Read more

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Is frequent urination a medical problem?

Is frequent urination a medical problem?

Can be : Possible sign of diabetes, kidney problem, or CNS problem, especially if new onset and associated with wt loss. ...Read more

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I have frequent nighttime urination problems (nocturia)?

I have frequent nighttime urination problems (nocturia)?

YOU NEED TO DISCUSS: This with your doctor. It is a sign of possible issues in your urinary tract. ...Read more

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Is enuresis and encopresis related? Please advise!

Sometimes: You can have both or just one or the other. See your doctor if you have either or both for an evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Are constipation & bed wetting related?

Are constipation & bed wetting related?

Possibly: The rectum is posterior to the bladder. Stool in the lower intestine, or rectum, can push against the bladder and reduce its capacity to hold urine. In recent study, four out of five demonstrated stool burden consistent with constipation. Many times constipation not apparent. Urinary tract infections in children are also similarly related to constipation. ...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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How common are sleep apnea school problems?

How common are sleep apnea school problems?

Fairly: Snoring used to just be "a thing" but we're realizing it's a bigger deal. When kids are having restless sleep, mouth breathing, bad snoring, and waking at night, it can affect deep and rem sleep. Not achieving these can affect concentration, memory and alertness during the day. ...Read more

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What medical issues will cause nighttime urination?

What  medical issues will  cause nighttime urination?

UTIs, DM, & cystitis: Urinary tract infections, diabetes, bladder inflammation, and if you are a male then inflammation/infection or enlargement of your prostate gland can also be causes. ...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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Cure for constipation problem?

Cure for constipation problem?

Psyllium or others: Get labs done to determine the cause of constipation. Low thyroid can cause it and u correct that w thyroid meds. Meanwhile u can try prune juice, or psyllium ( metamucil) is pretty good. Others include senna or cola e. Try whatever works best for you. Everyone is different. Also eat more fiber. That will help a lot. Good luck! ...Read more

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Bedwetting wearing an adult nappy to bed?

Please see below: Hi,Giving you the possible causes,diagnostic tests and treatments are not possible in 400 characters.See website of the NAFC(National Association for Continence): www.nafc.org/bladder-bowel-health/bedwetting-2/adult-bedwetting/ Best of luck.Your condition can be treated.Tell your parents to take you to a urologist with a detailed history as outlined in the website so you say goodbye to nappies. ...Read more

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Is galactosemia serious problem for fertility?

Is galactosemia serious problem for fertility?

Yes it could be.: Build-up of galactose and galactose-1-phosphate can cause brain damage, and in some cases, can lead to death. Even with treatment, individuals may develop learning disabilities, and girls with galactosemia may have problems with their ovaries. With continued dietary management, however, many individuals with galactosemia enjoy good health, and are able to lead independent lives. ...Read more

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Does a UTI or bladder infection cause bedwetting kids?

Does a UTI or bladder infection cause bedwetting kids?

Yes: Anything that irritates the lining of the bladder can increase the likelihood of incontinence, day or night. ...Read more