It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Urology Message Board

  • Kinda embarrassing

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 05-14-2005, 03:25 AM   #1
    AussieF
    Newbie
    (female)
     
    AussieF's Avatar
     
    Join Date: May 2005
    Posts: 1
    AussieF HB User
    Kinda embarrassing

    Hey all
    I'm new to this forum, and joined cos I have a pretty embarrassing problem that I wanted to discuss with people while remaining (relatively) anonymous.
    My problem is that I'm almost 20 and I experience enuresis (bed wetting). I had this problem up until age 13, when I went to see a nurse who specialises in the field, and we managed to get it under control.

    However, about 6 months ago (7 years after we thought we'd cured it), it started up again, and now I'm wetting the bed every 2nd night, on average.

    I've had type 1 diabetes since I was 9, and I have found that when I wet the bed, it's USUALLY cos I've had a high blood sugar overnight, but not always.
    My specialist has tried me on Minirin (a drug that reduces the amount of urine produced), and I have also tried Tofranil (a drug that is supposed to make you sleep lighter), but neither seems to have been effective so far. I've also tried waking myself up midway through the night to go to the toilet; however, even though I do this, I still sometimes wake up wet in the morning.

    I have no ideas about why it started again, but it's frustrating, embarrassing and pretty demoralising. Can anyone make any suggestions about what I can do, or about who I should see about this problem? I'd be so grateful for any ideas

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Kinda of embarrassing Reiannasmommy26 Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) 7 04-11-2009 11:16 PM
    Embarrassing Stomach noises...help!!! MzTami Allergies 0 09-26-2005 08:43 AM
    IBS Embarrassing Moments jadontusmommy Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 7 06-06-2005 10:06 PM
    severe hypertension/meds/kinda long dreamer89 High & Low Blood Pressure 7 04-02-2005 11:03 AM
    want information about an embarrassing problem tom84 Bowel Disorders 13 12-29-2004 04:21 PM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:48 PM.





    © 2020 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!