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Bedwetting

Bedwetting (or nocturnal enuresis or sleepwetting) is involuntary urination while asleep.

It is the normal state of affairs in infancy.

Primary enuresis is when the child has never been dry at night or would not sleep dry without being taken to the toilet by another person or has some dry nights but continues to average at least two wet nights a week with no long periods of dryness.

Secondary enuresis occurs when a child goes through an extended period of dryness and begins to experience night-time wetting again.

Secondary enuresis is often caused by emotional stress.

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