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Will birth control affect my bedwetting? I am 18 and have been bedwetting all my life. I have tried medication, alarms, waking up in the middle of the night, nothing has worked. I an now looking into getting birth control (not to help stop the bedwetting)

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Unlikely

My sympathies, quite frustrating.
Wonder if u have seen a urologist with expertise in enuresis, had a urodynamic cystometrogram to evaluate bladder capacity, or early am urinary specific gravity measurement. Have u tried medication combinations e.g. Max. Dosagelong acting bladder antiholinergic like oxybutinin er or Detrol (tolterodine) la (2 increase capacity + desmopressin to lower nighttime urine production.

In brief: Unlikely

My sympathies, quite frustrating.
Wonder if u have seen a urologist with expertise in enuresis, had a urodynamic cystometrogram to evaluate bladder capacity, or early am urinary specific gravity measurement. Have u tried medication combinations e.g. Max. Dosagelong acting bladder antiholinergic like oxybutinin er or Detrol (tolterodine) la (2 increase capacity + desmopressin to lower nighttime urine production.
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine

In brief: Birth

Birth control pills will not have an affect or be a solution to bed wetting.
Be aware that when you start taking birth control pills, that you will experience some side effects such as fatigue, nausea, bloating, pelvic cramping, breakthrough bleeding/spotting and some woman experience moodiness.

In brief: Birth

Birth control pills will not have an affect or be a solution to bed wetting.
Be aware that when you start taking birth control pills, that you will experience some side effects such as fatigue, nausea, bloating, pelvic cramping, breakthrough bleeding/spotting and some woman experience moodiness.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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