Yes. With treatment. the majority of sufferers can become dry or improve significantly. Although bedwetting can resolve spontaneously, if left alone, this may take several years. To date, there are two established treatment strategies that have claimed about 70% to 80% success rate. They are the use of:
Bedwetters typically produce copious and diluted urine during sleep. To reduce this excessive urine production, a synthetic anti-diuretic hormone called desmopressin is used at bedtime to give an extra boost to the body to help concentrate the urine.
There are rarely, if any, significant side effects. However, as desmopressin reduces water with excretion from the body, it can potentially cause water retention if a child continues drinking excessively after taking the medication. Side effects occur occasionally and include headache, loss of appetite, abdominal cramps and rarely, fits. An important precaution for those children using desmopressin is to avoid drinking water before bedtime.
You can seek advice and treatment from your doctor.
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