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Excessive urination in a 3 yr old

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About a week ago my 3 yr old son, who has been potty trained for almost a year now, began urinating on himself. At first, my husband and I thought he was just doing it for attention or because he would get too busy playing to get to the bathroom quick enough. Now, he is saying he needs to go every 10 minutes. And he does. This is soooo not normal for him. We have heard alot of theories as to why this is going on. One is that he is stressed out from a big family change. We recently, within the last week, purchased my husbands childhood home & moved in. This is known to him as his nana's house. We have also been told that he needs to be checked for diabetes because this is a symptom. He is not complaining of any pain with urinating and there is mo fever or bloating. He just goes every 10 minutes. I am extremely worried. Has anyone ever experienced this before & what happened?

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Could be a UTI , or sign of kidney disease, I would definitely get him checked out, I had/have this issue from childhood and I was eventually diagnosed with ARPKD, or Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
it could be something with his kidneys you should go to the doctor and have them check him out                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
cut back on his liquids, and if that does not solve the problem, then you may need to contact his doctor
Diabetes is the first thing that pops into my head. Does he drink a lot of water and just seem to never be able to quench his thirst? Regardless you need to have him checked out asap. Hopefully it's as simple as a UTI. Good luck!

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