Is treatment for bedwetting necessary?
Bedwetting treatment may or may not be necessary. While bedwetting can create embarrassment and anxiety in the child (and the parents), it usually isn't caused by a serious medical problem.
If your child is younger than age 5 and has no other symptoms, the doctor will likely 'wait and see.' However, if your child is older than age 6 and is still wetting the bed regularly, the decision to treat gets more complicated. It will depend on the the child, the parents/caregivers, and the doctor.
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