Health Tip: When Bedwetting Signals Another Problem
Signs you should call a pediatrician
(HealthDay News) -- Bedwetting affects many young children and often doesn't indicate a serious medical issue.
However, the Nemours Foundation says, if bedwetting starts all of a sudden or is accompanied by these other factors, it's time to call a pediatrician.
- Bedwetting that resumes after a child has had dry nights for at least six months.
- Sudden behavioral problems, either at home or at school.
- Complaints from your child that there's burning or pain during urination.
- An increase in the frequency of urination.
- An increase in appetite or thirst.
- Swelling of the ankles or feet.
- Bedwetting that continues at age 7 or older.