Learning to use the toilet is a natural
process that occurs when children are old enough to control their
bladder muscles and to know when they are about to
wet. It is normal for young children to have accidental
bed-wettings while they are learning to control their
If you are teaching your child to use the toilet, be
patient. Some children are slower than others in gaining complete bladder
control. Stay positive and encouraging, and learn about the normal development
of bladder control. For more information, see the topic
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes
Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes
Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes are inherited disorders that affect the endocrine system. The endocrine system is made up of glands and cells that make hormones and release them into the blood. MEN syndromes may cause hyperplasia (the growth of too many normal cells) or tumors that may be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).
There are several types of MEN syndrome and each type may...
You can help
prevent or reduce bed-wetting by limiting your child's fluid intake in the
evenings. Do not give any drinks containing caffeine, such as cola or tea.
Also, remind your child at bedtime that he or she should get up at night to use
the bathroom if needed.