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Diseases » Bedwetting » Summary
 

What is Bedwetting?

What is Bedwetting?

  • Bedwetting: is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control would normally be anticipated.
  • Bedwetting: Involuntary discharge of urine after the age at which urinary control should have been achieved; often used alone with specific reference to involuntary discharge of urine occurring during sleep at night (bed-wetting; nocturnal enuresis). (Dorland, 27th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database

Bedwetting: Introduction

Types of Bedwetting:

Broader types of Bedwetting:

How serious is Bedwetting?

Complications of Bedwetting: see complications of Bedwetting

What causes Bedwetting?

Causes of Bedwetting: see causes of Bedwetting
Risk factors for Bedwetting: see risk factors for Bedwetting

What are the symptoms of Bedwetting?

Symptoms of Bedwetting: see symptoms of Bedwetting

Complications of Bedwetting: see complications of Bedwetting

Onset of Bedwetting: Most girls can stay dry at night by age six and most boys stay dry by age seven. Males of all ages are more likely to wet the bed than females. Males make up 60% of bedwetters overall and make up more than 90% of those who wet nightly.

Bedwetting: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bedwetting.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bedwetting.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bedwetting: Urologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bedwetting.
Treatments for Bedwetting: see treatments for Bedwetting
Alternative treatments for Bedwetting: see alternative treatments for Bedwetting
Research for Bedwetting: see research for Bedwetting

Society issues for Bedwetting


Hospitalization statistics for Bedwetting: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Bedwetting:

  • 0.0001% (14) of hospital consultant episodes were for nonorganic enuresis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 99% of hospital consultant episodes for nonorganic enuresis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 74% of hospital consultant episodes for nonorganic enuresis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26% of hospital consultant episodes for nonorganic enuresis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Bedwetting:

Organs and body systems related to Bedwetting include:

Name and Aliases of Bedwetting

Main name of condition: Bedwetting

Other names or spellings for Bedwetting:

enuresis, Nocturnal enuresis

Nocturnal enuresis, Enuresis Source - Diseases Database

Bedwetting: Related Conditions

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