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My daughter is 6 years old .she is bed waiting. What I do? Please give me name of medicine.

Dr. Prashant K Vaidya 94% (12746 ratings)
Diploma In Gastroenterology, Diploma In Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Bedwetting persists beyond the age of 6 or 7, you should consult your pediatrician. There are both primary and secondary forms of bedwetting. With primary bedwetting, the child has never had nighttime control over urination.
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7 Possible Reasons Behind Bedwetting!

Rk Singh 88% (60 ratings)
DNB
Pediatrician, Varanasi
7 Possible Reasons Behind Bedwetting!

Bedwetting or nocturnal enuresis, refers to the unintentional passage of urine during sleep. Enuresis is the medical term for wetting, whether in the clothing during the day or in bed at night. Another name for enuresis is urinary incontinence. For infants and young children, urination is involuntary. Wetting is normal for them. Most children achieve some degree of bladder control by 4 years of age. Daytime control is usually achieved first, while nighttime control comes later.

The age at which bladder control is expected varies considerably. Some parents expect dryness at a very early age, while others not until much later. Such a time line may reflect the culture and attitudes of the parents and caregivers.

Factors that affect the age at which wetting is considered a problem include the following:

  1. The child's gender: Bedwetting is more common in boys.
  2. The child's development and maturity
  3. The child's overall physical and emotional health. Chronic illness and/or emotional and physical abuse may predispose to bedwetting.

Causes

No one knows for sure what causes bed-wetting, but various factors may play a role:

  1. A small bladder: Your child's bladder may not be developed enough to hold urine produced during the night.
  2. Inability to recognize a full bladder: If the nerves that control the bladder are slow to mature, a full bladder may not wake your child, especially if your child is a deep sleeper.
  3. A hormone imbalance: During childhood, some kids don't produce enough anti-diuretic hormone (ADH) to slow nighttime urine production.
  4. Stress: Stressful events, such as becoming a big brother or sister, starting a new school, or sleeping away from home, may trigger bed-wetting.
  5. Urinary tract infection: This infection can make it difficult for your child to control urination.
  6. Sleep apnea: Sometimes bed-wetting is a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, a condition in which the child's breathing is interrupted during sleep.
  7. Diabetes: For a child who's usually dry at night, bed-wetting may be the first sign of diabetes.

A structural problem in the urinary tract or nervous system. Rarely, bed-wetting is related to a defect in the child's neurological system or urinary system.

Symptoms

  1. Wetting during the day
  2. Frequency, urgency, or burning on urination
  3. Straining, dribbling, or other unusual symptoms with urination
  4. Cloudy or pinkish urine, or blood stains on underpants or pajamas
  5. Soiling, being unable to control bowel movements
  6. Constipation

Most kids are fully toilet trained by age 5, but there's really no target date for developing complete bladder control. Between the ages of 5 and 7, bed-wetting remains a problem for some children. After 7 years of age, a small number of children still wet the bed.

When to see a doctor: Most children outgrow bed-wetting on their own, but some need a little help. In other cases, bed-wetting may be a sign of an underlying condition that needs medical attention.

Consult your child's doctor if: 

  1. Your child still wets the bed after age 7
  2. Your child starts to wet the bed after a few months or more of being dry at night
  3. Bed-wetting is accompanied by painful urination, unusual thirst, pink or red urine, hard stools, or snoring
  4. Self-Care at Home-

Here are some tips for helping your child stop wetting the bed. These are techniques that are most often successful

  1. Reduce evening fluid intake.
  2. The child should urinate in the toilet before bedtime.
  3. A system of sticker charts and rewards works for some children.
  4. Make sure the child has safe and easy access to the toilet.

Some believe that you should avoid using diapers or pull-ups at home because they can interfere with the motivation to wake up and use the toilet.

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Bed Wetting Children - What Is The Role Of Homeopathy In Treating It?

Dr. Aparna J 88% (12 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Bed Wetting Children - What Is The Role Of Homeopathy In Treating It?

Bed Wetting is a phenomenon in which a child urinates, involuntarily, on bed when fast asleep at night.

The Secret Problem

A child gains bladder control at night, but it varies with age. After attaining the age of five, 15% of the children continue bed wetting and after the age of 10, only 5% are found to be still bed wetting. The incidences of bed wetting in boys are twice as compared to girls. Bed wetting can often lead to extreme embarrassment and social awkwardness for the parents. For parents to deal with such inevitable child problems, they must know the causes that lead to bed wetting.

The Bedwetting Gene

Your own DNA may be the chief contributor to your child’s bed wetting; research states that in 75 percent of the cases, this problem is found to be hereditary. However, parents should deal with this problem with sensibility and sensitivity, so as not to alienate their children in any way.

Causes

  1. Delayed Bladder Maturation: In such cases, the communication between the bladder and the brain is delayed.
  2. Lower Anti-Diuretic Hormone (ADH): Inadequate secretion of such hormones causes the kidneys to produce lesser urine during the day, thus increasing chances of bed wetting at night.
  3. Deep Sleeping: With deep sleeping, the brain fails to get the signal that the bladder may be full.
  4. Constipation: With constipation, the problem is that there may be uncontrolled contraction of bladder due to the bowels being full all the time.

When is it a concern?

There is nothing wrong with bedwetting during childhood, especially when the child is less than 2 years of age. However, it might be a concern if the child happens to gain bladder control at night but the condition relapses. Also, if psychological stress happens to be at the root of the child’s bedwetting, it could be considered to be a cause for concern.

Homeopathic treatment for bedwetting in children

Homeopathy is a very effective natural treatment for enuresis. The homeopathic remedies for bedwetting are perfectly safe. These natural homeopathic remedies do not have any side effects at all. Safety of the medicines is a major issue when you are to give any medicine to your child. Therefore it is of utmost importance that the medicines should be completely safe. Homeopathic remedies are known to be perfectly safe and have been tried by millions of patients all over the world over the last 2 centuries.

5 Best Homeopathic medicines for bedwetting in children

Homeopathy has been found to be very successful in treating bedwetting. The aim of Homeopathy is to strengthen the nervous system of the body. This allows the child to gain control over the urinary bladder. The same child who had been urinating in the bed for years is able to keep the bed dry within a matter of a couple of weeks. Homeopathy offers the best way of treating bedwetting. The embarrassment of the child as well as the parents vanishes quickly like magic. Here are the 5 best homeopathic medicines for bedwetting that help in working this magic-

  1. Causticum
  2. Kreosote
  3. Cina
  4. Acid Phos
  5. Equisetum

It is important to mention here that the above mentioned 5 best homeopathic medicines for bedwetting are by no means the only medicines for bedwetting. There are many other medicines that are also used to cure enuresis. The exact selection of the right medicine depends upon the detailed symptoms of each individual patient. So, it always recommended to consult a specialized homeopath before going for any medication.

Quick tips

  1. Ensure that your child urinates right before hitting the bed.
  2. Limit your child’s fluid intake after having a thorough discussion with the doctor.
  3. Set an alarm for the child to wake up and go to the toilet in the middle of the night.
  4. Bladder stretching exercises increase the bladder’s capacity and thus the quantum of urine that can be held by the child’s bladder.
  5. Medications, as would be prescribed by a pediatrician.
  6. Use a plastic sheet over the bed.
  7. And finally, don’t panic. Usually, the problem resolves on its own.
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My daughter is 4 years. She does bedwetting while sleeping both day and night time. She is 15 kg.

Dr. Prashant K Vaidya 94% (12746 ratings)
Diploma In Gastroenterology, Diploma In Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Prevent Bedwetting: Reduce evening fluid intake. ... Have your child go to the bathroom before getting into bed. Set a goal for your child of getting up at night to use the toilet. ... Make sure the child has easy access to the toilet. ... Reward your child for remaining dry. ... Consider using absorbent pants at night.
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Hello Sir/mam from the childhood it was my habit During sleep I done urine on the bed. So sir /mam please give me some advise.

Dr. Sathish Erra 87% (11207 ratings)
BHMS, Diploma in Dermatology
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Prevent Bedwetting Reduce evening fluid intake. Have your child go to the bathroom before getting into bed. Set a goal for your child of getting up at night to use the toilet. Make sure the child has easy access to the toilet. Reward your child for remaining dry. Consider using absorbent pants at night.
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I am from Chennai, India. My son is now 12 years and urinates daily in BED. He is having this problem from child hood. When I wake up and take to bathroom in the middle of night that is helpful. Other wise it is a problem every day. Please advice on this.

Dr. Vandana Patidar 93% (141 ratings)
M.D.PSYCHIATRY, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.), Medicine
Psychiatrist, Jaipur
I am from Chennai, India. My son is now 12 years and urinates daily in BED. He is having this problem from child hood...
Hello. There are two types of noctural enuresis. We need some details to tell if it is primary or secondary type. Once the type is confirmed we can move ahead with the treatment.
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My daughter aged about 9 years old having problem with piss on bed at night during sleeping. What should I do?

Dr. Deepak 91% (3815 ratings)
NCCH & MCH
Homeopath, Raebareli
Nothing to worry about she will be fine with few management and by Homeopathic treatment. Consult back with details for proper treatment and for now don't scold or punish her fir this issue else the problem will increase.
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Why do I dream of sitting on the toilet and urinating, and then a second later find myself releasing in bed, in real life? While asleep, how do you know if you wanna pee in your dreams or you wanna pee in real life?

Dr. Sadiq Husain Hakim 91% (4302 ratings)
Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Indore
Why do I dream of sitting on the toilet and urinating, and then a second later find myself releasing in bed, in real ...
If you experienced such type of dreams, you are not alone. In fact, a lot of people do. Normally, this dream occurs one to two times. However, if this is a repeated problem, it may be best that you seek help. The problem is not about the dreams causing the adult bet wetting experience but the fact that your body is not able to wake up to the urgency to urinate. This condition can be easily solved with the help of proper medication and consultation. Please contact me privately for further consultation. I will guide you.
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My son is 5 1/2 years old. He does bedwetting at night. Otherwise he is very active. Please suggest.

Dr. Prashant K Vaidya 94% (12746 ratings)
Diploma In Gastroenterology, Diploma In Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Nothing to worry ..anxiety or fear from anything may be a reason..or due to some foods .some children wet beds at night upto 10 years of age..and its totaly considered normal ..
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Hi doctor I am 33 year old when I was child I had bed wetting problem but still it continue not oftenly but some times like 20 or 30 days after it happen or some time for long 6 month or 1 year Sometime it happen when I drink more water before bed What solution for it doctor?

Dr. Dipayan Sarkar 87% (67 ratings)
MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Agartala
Hi doctor I am 33 year old when I was child I had bed wetting problem but still it continue not oftenly but some time...
It should not happen. Restrict water after 6 pm. Go to toilet every 5 mints for 3 times before bed. If not responded then meet psychiatrist.
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