Nocturnal enuresis

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Nocturnal enuresis, Bedwetting

Nocturnal enuresis or urinary incontinence, also known as bedwetting, is common in children, and not a cause of concern in children under the age of 6-7. Symptoms of bedwetting include: bedwetting after a period of being dry, painful urination, pink urine, or unusual thirst. Causes may include: urinary tract infection, constipation, sleep apnea, diabetes, a small bladder, stress, and hormone imbalances. Bedwetting can affect both boys and girls, but is twice as common in boys. If both of your parents wet the bed, there is an 80% chance that you will too, and ADHD increases your risk of bedwetting. Diagnosis includes urine tests and X-Rays of the kidneys and bladder. Most children grow out of bedwetting, but moisture alarms and medications can also be used as treatment.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Nocturnal enuresis" returned 146 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children with Nocturnal Enuresis.
 

Author(s): Shikha Jain, Girish Chandra Bhatt, Abhishek Goya, Vikas Gupta, Bhavna Dhingra

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2018 05;55(5):433-434.

 

There is increasing evidence on the association of monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis (MNE) with obstructive sleep apnea. In this communication, we share our experience of four patients with Primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis (PMNE) with positive Sleep-related breathing disorder ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Do uroflowmetry and post - void residual urine tests necessary in children with primary nocturnal enuresis?
 

Author(s): Shang-Jen Chang, Stephen Shei-Dei Yang

Journal: Int Braz J Urol. ;44(4):805-811.

 

To examine the benefits of repetitive uroflowmetry and post void residual urine (PVR) tests in children with primary nocturnal enuresis (PNE).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis and associated factors in a referral continence clinic of Abu Dhabi.
 

Author(s): Salvatore Arena, Mario Patricolo

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The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis (PMNE) and its associated factors in a major referral centre for nocturnal enuresis in the City of Abu Dhabi. Children referred to the Pediatric Continence Clinic of Department ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Nocturnal enuresis" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Herbal medicine (Suoquan) for treating nocturnal enuresis: A protocol for a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Yoo Been Lee, Ju Ah Lee, Soobin Jang, Hye Lim Lee

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Apr;97(17):e0391.

 

Suoquan is widely used to treat frequent urination, enuresis, and other diseases caused by kidney qi deficiency. Many clinical trials assessing the efficacy and safety of Suoquan for the treatment of enuresis have been reported. This review will assess the clinical evidence for and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Optimizing response to desmopressin in patients with monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis.
 

Author(s): Konstantinos Kamperis, Charlotte Van Herzeele, Soren Rittig, Johan Vande Walle

Journal: Pediatr. Nephrol.. 2017 02;32(2):217-226.

 

Most patients with monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis can be effectively treated with an enuresis alarm or antidiuretic therapy (desmopressin), depending on the pathophysiology of the condition in the individual patient. Desmopressin is first-line therapy for enuresis caused by nocturnal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Nocturnal enuresis: non-pharmacological treatments.
 

Author(s): Darcie Kiddoo

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Nocturnal enuresis affects 15% to 20% of 5-year-old children, 5% of 10-year-old children, and 1% to 2% of people aged 15 years and older. Without treatment, 15% of affected children will become dry each year. Nocturnal enuresis is not diagnosed in children younger than 5 years, and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Scheduled Awakenings for the Treatment of Nocturnal Enuresis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Nocturnal Enuresis

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2018

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Nocturnal Enuresis and Rapid Maxillary Expansion
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Nocturnal Enuresis

 

Last Updated: 19 May 2017

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Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for the Treatment of Nocturnal Enuresis in Children
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Nocturnal Enuresis; Bedwetting

 

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2018

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