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Treatment Strategies for interstitial cystitis(IC)

Treatment Strategies for interstitial cystitis(IC)  Now it gets more complicated. “IC is so variable that it’s very difficult to point to any one particular therapeutic alternative as best,” Dr. O’Leary says. “That means it’s worth trying a lot of options, because there’s usually something that will work for someone. The good …

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Keep a bladder diary

Helping Yourself Feel Better:Keep a bladder diary  Along with the treatments your doctor offers, you can take steps to help control your symptoms. The more active you are in your own disease management, the better you’re likely to feel. Dr. O’Leary and the Interstitial Cystitis Association suggest you give some or …

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pelvic exam

What is a pelvic exam? A pelvic exam is a way for doctors to look for signs of illness in certain organs in a woman’s body. The word “pelvic” refers to the pelvis. The exam is used to look at a woman’s:     * Vulva (external genital organs)     * …

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