Bed wetting also known as nocturnal enuresis is a condition in which there is involuntary urination during sleep. It is normal till age of 5 years but is a thing to worry if the child passes urine in bed during sleep after the age at which bladder control usually occurs.
The child with this problem usually have increases production of urine at night, poor sleep arousal and/or reduced bladder capacity and may also have increased frequency of urine in daytime also with incontinence of urine or urgency.
TYPES OF NOCTURNAL ENURESIS:
Primary nocturnal enuresis is when the child has not attained control over bladder for long that is has not stayed dry for prolonged period in bed.
Secondary nocturnal enuresis on the other hand is when the child or sometimes adults begin to pass urine in bed again during sleep after having stayed dry for a period of time.