nocturnal enuresis


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noc·tur·nal en·u·re·sis

urinary incontinence during sleep.
Synonym(s): bed-wetting

nocturnal enuresis

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noc·tur·nal en·u·re·sis

(nok-tŭr'năl en-yūr-ē'sis)
Urinary incontinence during sleep.
Synonym(s): bed-wetting.

nocturnal enuresis

Involuntary urination during night-time sleep. Bedwetting.

Nocturnal enuresis

Involuntary discharge of urine during the night.
Mentioned in: Bed-Wetting

Patient discussion about nocturnal enuresis

Q. Is the link between bedwetting and medicines possible? I am really worried about my 6 year old son. He is bedwetting these days every night. Initially I thought it was normal with children and then I noticed that after his diagnosis with ADHD last year the doctor has prescribed him some meds and bedwetting started thereafter. ..I think it is because of medicines. My elder son never had this problem at any point of time and he is not ADHD. Is the link between bedwetting and meds possible?

A. Well the link between ADHD and bedwetting is not clear and moreover it is common in children with or without ADHD…but ADHD children do have a higher chances of bedwetting, the reason understood are that they do not realize the importance of bed wetting and wetting doesn’t discomforts them, moreover children with ADHD are distractible and do not pay attention to the signals of the need to avoid and thus piss on bed. Your elder son did not have ADHD so he understood the controls and the need and was psychologically stronger.

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Conversely, 11.2% of the children who played video games every day had nocturnal enuresis.
(17); 55 children with nocturnal and diurnal enuresis, 56 children with nocturnal enuresis alone and 155 healthy children as the control group were included in this study in which internalizing and externalizing problems were examined in nocturnal and diurnal enuresis in the frame of Five-Factor Model.
In an article entitled "Pediatric Nocturnal Enuresis (Bedwetting)" published on the National Association for Continence website, in the section entitled "Practical Management Tips," it mentions that odors can linger in a room even if wet bedding and clothing are taken care of in a prompt manner.
Successful treatment of primary nocturnal enuresis improves self-esteem ratings, probably to normal (SOR: B, randomized, controlled trial, prospective cohort, and case-control studies).
Desmopressin, in a tablet formulation, is approved in the United States for treating central diabetes insipidus and nocturnal enuresis in children and is occasionally used off-label for patients with nocturia.
Ithaca, N.Y.: I wanted to add to your list of suggestions that this fellow seek out a chiropractor who has a proven track record with correcting nocturnal enuresis (nighttime bedwetting).
Objective: In the treatment of monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis (MN E), enuretic alarm devices (EADs) are the first recommended treatment option.