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Anon_166768 posted:
My husband is an alcoholic.

If he has 4+ beers he wets himself in his sleep. He falls asleep everywhere around the house, which makes our house smell like urine.

If he drinks less than 4, it is rare that he will pee in the night. If he has 4+ beers it is rare that he won't pee the bed.

We have a plastic cover on the bed to help protect it, but I can't go around putting plastic on the floors and furniture.

We don't have insurance. In Al-Anon, somebody with a medical background told me that he is having a seizure and wets himself. Is that possible? I don't know what to do.
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counterso responded:
It is not likely a seizure, that's only one possible circumstance, and not a likely one.

You do not need insurance to receive medical care. There is no excuse for this behavior.

I understand that it's the furniture wetting you're reporting in the urology forum, so if he's unwilling to wear an adult diaper, you will continue to have this problem until he stops drinking.

I suggest you look for advice in an alcohol abuse forum, since there's nothing a urologist while he's excessively drinking. The cause is known. The answer is also known, stop drinking. If you need help with getting him to stop drinking you'll need professional assistance in that area, but that's not available in the urology forum.


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