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When does bed wetting typically stop?
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
6 doctors agree
In brief: 7 or 8 years
The first peak for children to stop bed wetting is age 3 - 4 years.
Most pediatricians and pediatric urologists don't consider bedwellinf abnormal under 7 years. 85% of children are dry at night by age-5-years. At age 5 years you can start restricting fluids after supper +/or toileting the child when parents retire. Either or both these simple measures can make a difference between wet and dry.

In brief: 7 or 8 years
The first peak for children to stop bed wetting is age 3 - 4 years.
Most pediatricians and pediatric urologists don't consider bedwellinf abnormal under 7 years. 85% of children are dry at night by age-5-years. At age 5 years you can start restricting fluids after supper +/or toileting the child when parents retire. Either or both these simple measures can make a difference between wet and dry.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. David Vandersteen
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree
In brief: See below
Although the definition of persistent bedwetting is somewhat unclear (are 2 events in a month considered a cure or a failure?), here are the general statistics that have remained relatively unchanged for decades.
~15% of 5 y/os ~5% of 10 y/os ~1% of 18 y/os.

In brief: See below
Although the definition of persistent bedwetting is somewhat unclear (are 2 events in a month considered a cure or a failure?), here are the general statistics that have remained relatively unchanged for decades.
~15% of 5 y/os ~5% of 10 y/os ~1% of 18 y/os.
Dr. David Vandersteen
Dr. David Vandersteen
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Late teen age
Almost all enuretic children (primary enuretics-who never stayed dry for a period) achieve urinary continence when they reach late teen age.
Approximately 1% of adults remain incontinent.

In brief: Late teen age
Almost all enuretic children (primary enuretics-who never stayed dry for a period) achieve urinary continence when they reach late teen age.
Approximately 1% of adults remain incontinent.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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