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Introduction: Enuresis

Description of Enuresis

Enuresis (medical condition): is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder...more »

See also:

  »Introduction: Bedwetting
  »Symptoms of Bedwetting
  »Causes of Bedwetting
  »Treatments for Bedwetting

Enuresis: Urinary incontinence.

Enuresis: 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

Enuresis: inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination.
Source: CRISP

Enuresis: Involuntary discharge of URINE after expected age of completed development of urinary control. This can happen during the daytime (DIURNAL ENURESIS) while one is awake or during sleep (NOCTURNAL ENURESIS). Enuresis can be in children or in adults (as persistent primary enuresis and secondary adult-onset enuresis).
Source: MeSH 2007

Enuresis: Related Topics

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Enuresis as a Disease

Enuresis: Another name for Bedwetting (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Bedwetting
  »Symptoms of Bedwetting
  »Causes of Bedwetting
  »Treatments for Bedwetting

Enuresis: Related Diseases

Enuresis: Enuresis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Enuresis

Some of the causes of Enuresis are included in the list below:

  • Normal child development - bed-wetting is very common and normal in most cases.
  • Congenital bladder abnormality
  • Congenital urinary abnormality
  • Cystitis
  • Pyelonephritis

Symptoms of Enuresis (Bedwetting)

Some of the symptoms of Enuresis incude:

Treatments for Enuresis (Bedwetting)

Treatments for Enuresis (Bedwetting) include:

  • Watchful waiting
  • Bladder training methods
  • Interval training - for heavy sleepers
  • Moisture alarms
  • Encouragement - this is more helpful than scolding and punishment.

Treatment of Enuresis: For more treatment information about Enuresis, see treatment of Bedwetting (Enuresis)

Enuresis as a Symptom

Enuresis (symptom): The involuntary discharge of urine occurring at night...more »

Enuresis (symptom): See Enuresis (symptom information).

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Enuresis: Related Disease Topics

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Terms associated with Enuresis:

Terms Similar to Enuresis:

Source: Diseases Database

More specific terms for Enuresis:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Enuresis

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Enuresis can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Enuresis:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Enuresis

The following list attempts to classify Enuresis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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