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When does bedwetting stop? At what age does bedwetting stop being normal?

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Dr. Benjamin Whittam
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: It depends...

Bedwetting is present in 10% of 6 year olds, 5% of 10 year olds and ~1% of teenagers.
Simple treatment is decreasing afternoon/evening fluid intake, emptying bladder before bed, avoiding constipation, and avoiding bladder irritating drinks (water is best). Medications and bed-alarms are available. If daytime issues as well (urine leaks, urgency, frequency, infections) then see your doctor.

In brief: It depends...

Bedwetting is present in 10% of 6 year olds, 5% of 10 year olds and ~1% of teenagers.
Simple treatment is decreasing afternoon/evening fluid intake, emptying bladder before bed, avoiding constipation, and avoiding bladder irritating drinks (water is best). Medications and bed-alarms are available. If daytime issues as well (urine leaks, urgency, frequency, infections) then see your doctor.
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Dr. Zoey Goore
also remember that if the child is just wetting at nighttime and is dry during the day then the bedwetting is a sleep maturation problem not a urinary tract problem.
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