Bedwetting, also called enuresis, is common in children but can also affect adults. It can be caused by a bladder that can't hold urine for an entire night, an uderlying condition such as a urinary tract infection, emotional issues, or other reasons. There are many ways to treat or prevent wetting the bed. Limiting fluids can help, as well as bedwetting alarms that wake the child when they sense wetness. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about bedwetting causes, how to treat it, and much more.
Bed-wetting and Associated Signs and Symptoms
Bed-wetting is typically a harmless childhood condition. However, there are signs that may point to a more serious medical disorder. WebMD explains.
Enuresis and Children
WebMD looks at bed-wetting -- called enuresis -- including how it develops and how it is treated.
What Could Be Causing Your Child's Bedwetting
WebMD explores some of the causes of bed-wetting in children.
Tips for Bedwetting Prevention
WebMD offers tips for bedwetting prevention and advice for helping your child cope.
The Bedwetting Blues
It's a messy problem for many children and parents. The good news: There are ways to help kids overcome.
Bed-Wetting Myths Debunked
Bed-wetting is a normal part of growing up. Experts give parents advice on how to handle it.
Bed-wetting: What Causes Your Child to Wet the Bed?
It's a myth that laziness causes bed-wetting. Millions of kids wet the bed -- but why? And how can you help?
Helping Bedwetters: Tips from the Trenches
Parents and physicians offer their best tips for helping your bedwetting child -- and you -- cope