Health Tip: When It's Time to Call the Doctor About
(HealthDay News) -- Most cases of bedwetting aren't something to
worry about, experts say, but occasionally they can represent a
The Nemours Foundation says you should call a pediatrician about
- It suddenly occurs after six months of dry nights.
- A child wets his/her pants during the day.
- Behavioral problems start suddenly at home or school.
- The child needs to urinate frequently, or complains of burning
or pain during urination.
- The child suddenly has increased appetite or increased
- Swelling suddenly develops near the ankles or feet.
- Bedwetting persists after the child's seventh birthday.
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