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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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Do You Have Interstitial Cystitis?

Do You Have Interstitial Cystitis?   The following checklist may help determine whether you have interstitial cystitis: Do you have an urgent need to urinate day and night? Do you urinate frequently? Do you have pain when you empty your bladder? Does the pain change in intensity as your bladder fills …

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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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