who is 7 yrs old still bedwets and doesn’t even bother about it. What should I
enuresis (night bed wetting) is an elimination disorder which decreases with
increase in age. it is a normal phenomenon upto 5 yrs during which bladder
control occurs. It has been even in teenagers upto 14 y. it occurs in 1% of
adults. It may or may not be associated with bed soiling.
enuretic after 5 y during day and night can be associated with mental
may be neuromuscular & cognitive development, social & emotional factors,
toilet training and possible genetic factors. May be associated with
psychological stressor( like birth of a sibling, family break up) etc.
always consult a doctor to rule out any neurological or infectious pathology.
usually self limiting and usually resolves by 5-8 y.
it is treatable with behavioral therapy and
Doctor Dr. Vijayanand D, 2012072619:59:40