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Secondary enuresis is accidental bed-wetting in the day or night by
a child who has had bladder control for at least 6 to 12 months. This condition
may be a result of a medical condition (such as diabetes, bladder or urinary
tract infections, constipation, allergies, and seizure disorders), a side
effect of certain medicines, or a sign of increased stress in the child's
A child who has this condition should be evaluated by a
Current as of:
August 21, 2015
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics
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