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5 year old having Nocturnal enuresis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi doctot
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   my son who is 5 yrs old still passes urine during nights
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any solution for that
Doctor :   is he doing this since birth
Doctor :   or recently
User :   from birth
Doctor :   did u start toilet training for him?
User :   yes
User :   only during sleep without his knowledge he does it
Doctor :   or under stress
Doctor :   it is possible he might be having night mares
Doctor :   Getting through the night with a dry diaper is the ultimate step in bladder control and toilet training.
User :   nothing of that sort he complained
Doctor :   or he could be yet to achieve bladder control
Doctor :   ok
User :   but till what age can i keep him on diaper?
Doctor :   once the child is able to control bladder at night time
Doctor :   he is completely toilet trained
User :   s
Doctor :   some children do continue to pass urine when sleep
Doctor :   it takes a bit longer for them to get control of bladder
Doctor :   make sure he will pass urine before he goes to bed
User :   i do that every day
Doctor :   and dont give him too much fluids before bed time

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