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Is bedwetting common in sickle cell patients

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

One of the well known renal complications in sickle cell patients is losing concentrating ability resulting in frequent urination.

In brief: Yes

One of the well known renal complications in sickle cell patients is losing concentrating ability resulting in frequent urination.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. David Vandersteen
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: Postentially

Pts with poorly controlled sickle cell may lose the ability to concentrate their urine, resulting in large volume urine production even if they are not drinking.
This can contribute to night time wetting.

In brief: Postentially

Pts with poorly controlled sickle cell may lose the ability to concentrate their urine, resulting in large volume urine production even if they are not drinking.
This can contribute to night time wetting.
Dr. David Vandersteen
Dr. David Vandersteen
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: Yes

Bedwetting is a very common condition in children, & occurs in 15% of normal children, diminishing with age.
It is about 2 1/2 times more common in sickle cell patients.

In brief: Yes

Bedwetting is a very common condition in children, & occurs in 15% of normal children, diminishing with age.
It is about 2 1/2 times more common in sickle cell patients.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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