If you’re an adult experiencing frequent bed-wetting, this may be a sign of an underlying issue or problem. It’s important to seek out treatment to stop the nocturnal enuresis and treat the issue. In fact, estimates put it at about 2% of adults who wet the bed at night. Of course, these statistics can be difficult to confirm as many people suffering from this condition do not report it to their doctor or other health professional, for fear of embarrassment and feeling ashamed.
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Bed-wetting that starts in adulthood (secondary enuresis) is uncommon and requires medical evaluation. Causes of adult bed-wetting may include: A blockage (obstruction) in part of the urinary tract, such as from a bladder stone or kidney stone Bladder problems, such as small capacity or overactive nerves. If you start wetting the bed as an adult, see your doctor. You may hear them call your problem nocturnal enuresis, which is the medical name of the condition. Some of the reasons it may be.
I started wetting my diaper on purpose around Thanksgiving (24/7 for a month). I didn't want to get my mattress and sheets wet. When I wanted to stop around the 1st of the year and quit wearing a diaper, I ended up with a wet bed. I never had pee stains on my mattress until then. However, when adults wet the bed it is often an indication of an underlying illness, disease, or a symptom of other untreated medical conditions. For adults, wetting the bed can not only be a devastatingly embarrassing condition, but it is often a sign of other medical troubles.