One of the reasons that I decided to put my son in virtual school online rather than in a classroom is the sheer number of times a day that he has to pee!
I've never really um... kept track, but there are times that he will go to the bathroom and not twenty minutes later he is dancing and holding himself again. And I know it's not an infection because it's totally normal for him, no pain, and he actually goes a normal amount each time.
He always has access to water because we rent a water cooler and the kids drink whenever they're thirsty. But I don't think he drinks a crazy amount, and it's good for them, right?
BUT I'm starting to wonder if maybe there is something wrong, like should a normal 6-year-old be peeing this much? Does he have a tiny bladder? How often do kids in classrooms get go to the bathroom? He had a pre-test at the beginning of the year where we had to go to a hotel and meet with a test administrator to see where he was starting out, as far as letters, math, etc. and in the hour and a half they had him, he had to come out and go to the bathroom three times! It wasn't just to get a break, either, he really had to go!
I haven't asked his doctor because he never gets sick and we stopped doing well visits at around 18 months because they always seemed to get sick right after the well visit, so we haven't seen our doctor in a long time.
Edit: OMG this is totally him!
Voiding Dysfunction: some children just do not take the time to
empty their bladder, usually because they are afraid they are going to
miss something. These children may empty their bladder just enough to
relieve pressure, but not enough to really empty all of the urine. Over
time, the sphincter muscle that allows you to hold your urine may become
overactive making it even harder to completely empty the bladder. If
you suspect this is occurring with your child, you can encourage him to
try and fully empty his bladder and take his time when he urinates and
put him on a voiding schedule so that he urinates every 2-4 hours.
I would have kept in touch with the doctor for this very reason to make sure his body is developing like the rest of his peers. Some people do have smaller bladders or weak bladder muscles so when they have to go , they have to go. Frequent urination and excessive thirst can be signs of diabetes as well. I would keep track of how much he drinks a day for about a week to see really what the amount is.
DD's school has bathrooms for each class until 4th grade i think so children can go whenever they need to.