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Treatment for Nocturnal enuresis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   my son started wetting the bed what should i do
Doctor :   Whats is your Son's age..
User :   hes 15
Doctor :   And since when has he been doing this..
User :   a cupple of months not ever night
Doctor :   Then when does he..
Doctor :   do it..
User :   sorry not every night
Doctor :   Wetting bed do you mean Urinating..
User :   yea
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   Have you noticed when all he does it..
User :   at night
Doctor :   are there any occasions that he does it or in genreral..
User :   erm mostly at weekends
User :   thank you for helping me
Doctor :   Is it very minimal or
Doctor :   good quantity..
User :   well the bed is saturated
User :   good quantity
Doctor :   it might just be a habit, or due to a hormonal dysfunction.or defective kidneys or weak bladder muscles,
Doctor :   It needs evaluatin..
Doctor :   Have you tried talking to him about it..
User :   yea
User :   habit?
Doctor :   Some time it could be due to some pressure at school that might be the cause too]
User :   ok
User :   should i use diapers
Doctor :   Which grade does he go to
User :   i dont know im in the uk
User :   is that ok
Doctor :   No its ok occasionally but then since you say thet it has become a habit it will need to be evaluated..
User :   evaluated
Doctor :   does he go to the Toilet every time before bed..
User :   yea
Doctor :   Needs to Find the cause for his bed wetting..
User :   could he be lazy
User :   or doing it for attention
Doctor :   Yes its more so attention Seeking
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thats why i have asked if u have had a talk with himm]
User :   what should i do if thats the case
Doctor :   Sometimes a kid who wets the bed will have a realistic dream that he or she is in the bathroom peeing - only to wake up later and discover he or she is all wet.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Speak to him about it and try and finding out if he is aware of it realizes it only in the next morning..
User :   ok
Doctor :   bladder exercises, such as waiting a little longer to pee during the day, reading about and imagining staying dry, or even using a tiny alarm.will help him..
Doctor :   Inetially..
User :   ok
User :   he asked for diapers
Doctor :   No it will only make matters worse..
Doctor :   Use this bladder toning exercise that i have mentioned..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have i answered your Query.
User :   yea thank you very much
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   should i use a plastic sheet
Doctor :   u may
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for Consulting Health care Magic. IF you find this service helpful please refer your friends and family members.
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