Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Wetting the Bed Home Care

Home care for enuresis includes:

  • Avoid drinking fluids before bedtime.
  • Avoid caffeine.
  • Take prescribed medications as directed:
    • Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
    • Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.

Wetting the Bed Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have enuresis and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Wetting the Bed References
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