A CRITICAL REVIEW ON SHAYYAMUTRATA IN CHILDREN
*Dr. Jitesh Yadav Thakur and Dr. Ankush Dattatraya Khedkar
Bedwetting is one among the common psychosomatic illness seen in the school going children due to various reasons. About 7% of male and 3% of female children fail to adapt diurnal and nocturnal control of bladder by the age of 4-5 years. Nocturnal enuresis is involuntary passing of urine during sleep, occurring after the age by which bladder control should have been established i.e 4-5 year. However it is observed that incidence of enuresis is more common in male children than female children with ratio of 3:1.Medical intervention is required if bedwetting persists beyond the age of 5 years. However factors like psychology, delayed development of bladder control capacity and improper toilet training should also be kept in mind.
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