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My son is currently in the US Air Force. He is being medicly

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My son is currently in the US Air Force. He is being medicly seperated for bed wetting. Is there any way he will be able to reinlist in the future?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Nancy replied 7 years ago.



Bed wetting can be treated by medication, have they tried that?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
No they have not. He has been diagnosed with enurisis.
Expert:  Nancy replied 7 years ago.

Enuresis just means he wets the bed at night -- but there are medications that a doctor can prescribe that stop the bed wetting.


I would hope they would have tried some medication before just discharging him, so perhaps there are other issues that you may not be aware of?



Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Expert:  Nancy replied 7 years ago.

He needs a medical evaluation to rule out everything from a bladder infection to cancer. This is a medical condition that needs first, an evaluation and second, treatment.


After all of that has been done, and if they find no medical reason, it could be a psychological issue that can be successfully treated with counseling.


With a medical and psychological clearance, he may be able to reenlist, but it would depend on how they discharge him.



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