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Posted by: Shirley | 2007/12/21

Waking up wet

Hi!I'm a 23 year old female.I have a problem with wetting the bed sometimes.But I must admit that this only happens after I had a lot to drink the previous night.Is this a normal occurance after excessive alcohol consumption or do I have a medical problem?

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Dear Shirley

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

Please note that wetting the bed after excessive alcohol consumption is a normal occurence. The bladder relaxes and the alcohol works as a diuretic and the kidneys produce more urine while you lie down.

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Dr Anrich Burger

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