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Enuresis: Introduction

Enuresis: The involuntary discharge of urine occurring at night. See detailed information below for a list of 90 causes of Enuresis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Enuresis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Enuresis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Enuresis

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Causes of Types of Enuresis:

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Enuresis: Symptom Checker

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Enuresis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Enuresis may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Enuresis

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Enuresis may include:

  • Avoid liquids before bedtime
  • Avoid milk before bedtime
  • Mind-body exercise
  • Cumin, coriander and fennel tea (well before bedtime)
  • more treatments »

Stories from Users for Enuresis

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Enuresis: Animations

Medications or substances causing Enuresis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Enuresis as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Enuresis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Enuresis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Enuresis

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Enuresis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Enuresis

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect) more »

RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is often misdiagnosed. The typical symptoms are night-time tingling, crawling, or burning sensations in more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions such more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis more »

Enuresis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Enuresis

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Enuresis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of 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)

Inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination.
- (Source - CRISP)

Organs affected by Enuresis:

The list of organs typically affected by Enuresis may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Enuresis

The list below shows some of the causes of Enuresis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Enuresis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Enuresis. Of the 90 causes of Enuresis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 88 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Enuresis:

The following list of conditions have 'Enuresis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Enuresis:

The following list of medical conditions have Enuresis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.



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Causes of Enuresis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Enuresis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Enuresis?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Enuresis, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Enuresis:

    Bedwetting, Nocturnal enuresis
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Enuresis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Enuresis:

    Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Urinary incontinence (289 causes), Sleep symptoms (1476 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Incontinence (359 causes), Sleeping problems (873 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Urinary system symptoms (1228 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Nocturnal symptoms (698 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Incontinence symptoms (331 causes)

    Symptoms related to Enuresis:

    Urinary incontinence (289 causes), Nightmares (43 causes), Bedwetting (90 causes), Dreams, Nocturnal enuresis (90 causes), NE, Primary nocturnal enuresis, PNE, Secondary nocturnal enuresis SNE, Nocturia (33 causes), Voiding dysfunction, Incontinence (359 causes), Overactive bladder (16 causes), Urge syndrome, Dysfunctional voiding, Cystitis, Constipation (726 causes), Neurogenic bladder (22 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Enuresis

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