Urinary Incontinence in Children is the loss of bladder control, which results in the accidental loss of urine. Urinary Incontinence in Children is caused due to diabetes, constipation, structural problem in the urinary tract, and kidney problems. A child with Urinary Incontinence in Children may not stay dry during the day or night.
HOW IS URINARY INCONTINENCE IN CHILDREN DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by a paediatrician who would check for physical symptoms and do blood tests and scans to.
HOW IS URINARY INCONTINENCE IN CHILDREN TREATED?
In most cases, children outgrow the problem of an overactive bladder. For each year after the age of 5, the number of overactive bladder cases declines by 15%. If the child does not outgrow the condition, treatments can include bladder training and medication. In bladder training, the child uses exercises to strengthen and coordinate the urethra and bladder muscles to control urination. Additional techniques to help overactive bladder include:
• avoiding caffeine or other ingredients that may encourage overactive bladder
• using timed voiding, or urinating on a schedule -- for example, every two hours
• adopting healthy urination habits, such as taking enough time to urinate and relaxing muscles during urination
DID YOU KNOW?
This problem also needs psychological attention from the parents and if needed counselling to because it is rather embarrassing for the child to undergo these.