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Daytime Wetting (Diurnal Enuresis)

Diurnal enuresis (daytime wetting) is when a child who should be toilet trained has wetting accidents during the day. Children are usually toilet trained between the ages of 2 and 4 years old.

A child can have daytime accidents for several months or even years after being toilet trained. About 3 percent to 4 percent of children between the ages of 4 and 12 years wet during the day. Daytime wetting is twice as common among girls as boys.

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Cause of Diurnal Enuresis

Signs and Symptoms of Diurnal Enuresis

Treatment for Diurnal Enuresis

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Last Updated: 06/2013