bed-wetting


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bed-wet·ting

(bĕd′wĕt′ĭng)
n.
Enuresis that occurs while sleeping.

bed wetter n.

bed-wetting

n
(Pathology) the act or habit of involuntarily urinating in bed. Technical name: enuresis
ˈbed-ˌwetter n
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Noun1.bed-wetting - enuresis during sleep; especially common in children (who usually outgrow it)
enuresis, urinary incontinence - inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination
Translations

bed-wetting

[ˈbedwetɪŋ] Nincontinencia f nocturna, enuresis f (frm)

bed-wetting

[ˈbɛdˌwɛtɪŋ] nincontinenza notturna

bed-wet·ting

n. enuresis; orinarse en la cama, mojar la cama.
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It is important that parents have compassion and care when dealing with a bed-wetting child so as to avoid feelings of shame, which is the number-one emotion associated with enuresis," maintains Brian F.
As one who suffered for what seemed an eternity, I hope that more families educate themselves about the causes of bed-wetting and possible treatments, and take their child to the physician for examination and advice.
AOB also produces Cease-Enuresis Soft Gel, the only Chinese FDA-approved first grade, prescription medicine that is specially formulated to help alleviate bed-wetting and incontinence.
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Barbara Moore, Founder, states "We have treated over 25,000 patients with our bed-wetting program.
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This is a system in which study participants and their family members enter information related to nocturnal enuresis such as mealtimes, water intake, times and frequency of toilet use, and bed-wetting incidents.