Bed Wetting Causes and Treatment
What causes a child to wet the bed?
Most children outgrow bed wetting on their own. When a child does not, it can cause them embarrassment. That’s when it’s time to schedule an appointment with your child’s pediatrician or primary care provider (PCP).
Causes of bed wetting can vary. Bed wetting can be the result of:
How will the cause of my child’s bed wetting be diagnosed?
Diagnosing the cause of your child’s bed wetting starts with their pediatrician/PCP. Your child’s PCP will:
How is bed wetting treated?
Depending on the cause of your child’s bed wetting, the treatment plan will vary. Treatment may include simple lifestyle changes such as:
Depending on the underlying cause of the bed wetting, your child’s pediatrician/PCP may include other medical specialists in your child’s treatment plan such as: