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Bed wetting is a common issue among children. In another word it is called enuresis. Enuresis often occurs among boys then girls.
The real cause is yet to know but in a small number , it may be due to urinary tract infection , childhood diabetes , neurological deficit or development delay. Some children are sound sleepers and do not wake to the stimulus of a full bladder. Normally the body tends to ‘slow down” the production of the urine at night and this is achieved by a hormone called the anti- diuretic hormone (ADH). However if it continues after the age of seven or causing distress for the child or family, professional help is recommended for treatment.
What can be done?
When to seek professional help?
If the child is already showing emotional distress, get him referred to a specialist.
Two kind of treatment
By Pharmacy Department, Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre
Reference:-The Star paper year 2006