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Anybody have any ideas on how to stop bedwetting? Other than cutting off liquids early and using the bathroom before bed....(the child is 13 yrs. old)

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:37 PM on Apr. 6, 2009 in Health

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  • Have you had the child see a doctor about this? I have a friend that went thru this with her child and it turns out the child has a medical condition.

    Answer by ronjwake at 9:44 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • 13 seems old to be having this problem. It is possible they might have an overactive bladder or other medical problem that is causing this. Usually by this age they should be woken up in the night with the urge to go to the bathroom if they have to go. I would let the doctor know about this.

    Answer by Ash9724 at 9:46 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • at 13 you should deff get it checked out. their body should deff be able to tall when it has to go at that age. but in the mean time get an alarm and set it around the time that the child has to go to the bathroom and have them do that to help their body get on a routine of getting up and going to the bathroom. good luck and hope nothing is wrong

    Answer by setliff at 9:47 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • my dd is going threw this but shes 11. all docs ( and there were a few ) said shes a deep sleeper and her bladder isent mature yet but she will grow out of it ( guess they wont help with laundry ) there are pills and nose sparys but they didnt work here. also the nothing to drink didnt help eaither even stoping at 5pm. i wake her up and she will still be wet. but if u didnt see a doc see one.. u just never know. wish i could help xo stay strong mama xo

    Answer by tabbys4 at 9:50 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • it also could be an emotional issue ..

    Answer by KristaAnne at 10:49 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • Take the child to a doctor and find out why she is still wetting the bed. Her bladder could be under developed or overactive.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:13 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • Bedwetting is commonly tied to food allergies. Most commonly dairy. google dairy and bedwetting

    Answer by Lynette at 11:16 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

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