Frequently Asked Questions on Bed Wetting


What is bedwetting?

Bedwetting or urinary incontinence is a kind of nocturnal enuresis which means unintentional passage of urine during sleep. Incontinence may occur in the clothing during the day or in bed at night.

What is the age by which children gain the necessary bladder control?

it is observed that most children achieve some degree of bladder control by 4 years of age. They usually acheive daytime control first, while nighttime control comes later.

Can bedwetting be treated?

Yes, Bed wetting is a treatable condition, Several devices, and techniques like Disposable Underpads, Bedwetting Alarm, absorbent briefs, etc. have been developed to help such people stay dry at night.

What is secondary bedwetting?

Secondry bedwetting is the problem which developes after a child has gained bladder control long time ago. It may even happen with adults and elderly people.

What can be the possible causes of secondary bedwetting?

The possible causes may include Urinary tract infection, Diabetes, Structural or anatomical abnormality, Neurological problems, Emotional stress, Pinworm infection or Excessive fluid intake.

What can be the possible causes of secondary bedwetting?

The possible causes may include Urinary tract infection, Diabetes, Structural or anatomical abnormality, Neurological problems, Emotional stress, Pinworm infection or Excessive fluid intake.