Originally Posted by meemee
yup Pollakiuria that is it.
it is pretty common in children. one of those wierd things that not many people know about or doctors for that matter.
and yes it is stress related. its not one particular stress. it is the stress of growing up.
nothing to 'worry' about but deal with it, till your child passes thru this phase.
i really did nothing different but made sure i listened to dd and didnt shame her.
about water bill. does she HAVE to flush teh toilet every time? we dont. we are the 'brown' people.
I know its nothing to worry about, and for the first couple weeks we did give her a bit of a hard time...so I'm sure that didn't help anything. I'm going to just change my train of thought at pretend its completely normal to go every thirty seconds. The thing is she overheard me talking about it, and now she says, "I keep having to go potty mommy. ALL THE TIME!". Chalk that one up on the best mommy in the world board!
Oh and yes she does have to flush everytime, she is OCD about it. She cannot pee into a toilet that isn't flushed
Originally Posted by shelley4
is she losing weight? is she lethargic? is she thirsty alot?
could point to type 1 diabetes.. these were the earliest symptoms my son experienced. if she's having any of those symptoms along with the frequent peeing, please get her checked quickly! type 1 diabetes advances quickly..
Nope, weight is status quo, she is still peppy and Mrs. Talks A Lot throughout the day, though her mood for the past couple days has been very whiny and crying due to the peeing. No not thirsty a lot either. I had talked to her dr about that possibly but when they did the uti screening they also screened her for diabetes too.
I need to just chill about it....its hard at the moment cause my 18 month is sleeping like crap and keeping up til 4 am, so my fuse is waaaaaaaaaay shorter than it normally is