Exams and Tests
Any child beyond age 6 or 7 who
wet the bed may need to be evaluated by a doctor. The
evaluation should include a
medical history and a
physical exam are also part of a medical evaluation of
bed-wetting. If you are having your child evaluated for bed-wetting, keep a diary for a week
or two before your visit. Write down when wettings occur and how
much urine is released.
In some cases, further testing may be
needed. Tests may include:
If a child has uncontrollable wetting both at night and in
the day, other tests may need to be done.
- Bed Wetting: Should My Child See a Doctor?
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics
October 24, 2012
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