Nocturnal enuresis


Limiting how much a child drinks in the evening, avoiding beverages and foods with caffeine, and encouraging regular toilet use throughout the day may help.

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Child still wets the bed after age 7
  • Child starts to wet the bed after a few months or more of being dry at night
  • Painful urination, unusual thirst, pink or red urine, hard stools, or snoring

Last Updated May 25, 2018

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