Dr Catherine
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8-15 years

I'm 20 year old and I wet my bed once a month or one in two months when I'm stressed. What to do. Is there any permanent cure?

This type of bedwetting is referred to as secondary enuresis – with the most common cause being stress. With this type of bedwetting you typically become dry when whatever is causing the stress goes away. In saying this – secondary enuresis can also result from medical causes so we need to be careful not to assume it is linked purely to stress. Sometimes bedwetting can result from undiagnosed physical causes like a urinary tract infection or constipation so it would be wise to have these ruled out first. All the best, Dr Cathrine