It can be especially difficult when staying away from home.
Here we provide information on: The causes of bed-wetting in teenagers and adults What you can do What your doctor can do If you also have difficulty holding your urine during the day, look at the section on urinary incontinence.
Surgery is not really a viable option since no cause can be identified.
In my own mind I feel it is simply a matter of inherent weakness in the muscles which control my bladder, and possibly neurological problems as well, since I sometimes have little or no sensation of needing to urinate.
Posted by isabelle on 21/08/2017 at I have suffered from incontinence my whole life; I've never been able to fully control my bladder.
And I can tell you that doing so has saved my blushes on many occasions!
My room often smells of urine and it makes me ashamed to have this condition as I was teased by siblings and family friends as a young child.
I remember going to the doctors at a young age and despite them telling me it happens to many people and more than I was aware of, I was still discusted at myself for not being able to control it.
If your partner or friend has this issue it's best to try and understand it and realise it's not their fault.
I have realised that the sleeping position can help, usually I have incidents whilst laying on my back or my front, I try to fall asleep on my side with my outer leg over the other (like I am crossing my legs) and this has sometimes helped.The cloth diapers are soft and comfortable for her and work well.