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?
A pediatrician, after physical examination of the child recommends the following tests to support diagnosis of urinary incontinence:
• Urine tests to check for signs of an infection or diabetes
• X-rays or other imaging tests of the kidneys or bladder, if the doctor suspects a structural problem with your child's urinary tract or another health concern
HOW IS URINARY INCONTINENCE IN CHILDREN TREATED?
Diagnosis determines the treatment. In some cases, the child would be given antibiotics for bladder infections. In the other, there may be surgery needed for treating the structural issues. ADH levels can be increased for treating night time UI with a synthetic version known as desmopressin (DDAVP). Diet and nutrition have a vital contribution here to.
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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.