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can I eat chickpeas if I have interstitial cystitis

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
40 years experience Gynecology
IC: Nuts in general are under the foods that could irritate your bladder. You have to remember that you may need to evaluate to see if you eat nuts and bl ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Hopefully yes: Worth trying and hopefully well tolerated.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
30 years experience Urology
IC: Having fevers after eating is most likely not related to IC. It could be from potential gastrointestinal sources such as gallstones. You should be s ... Read More
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Dr. Eva Pickler
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Interstitial cystiti: What we eat can very much affect interstitial cystitis and cause symptoms. Spicy foods, carbonated beverages, caffeine, alcohol and acidic fruits can ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Sure: Diet isn't the key to managing interstitial cystitis or the vast majority of diseases.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Cystitis: yes - just drink lots of fluid
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Diet and ic does not have a simple answer. A starting list of foods to avoid include alcohol, artificial sweeteners, coffee, citrus juices, cranberry ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
Gluten insensitivity: Some people believe it may be due to gluten sensitivity or intolerance. If you have nausea, abdominal pain or bloating also, then you should be tested ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See urologist: It is not feasible to prescribe a treatment without examining you. You should consult a urologist to confirm the diagnosis and for proper treatment. Y ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Your doc can help: Often interstitial cystitis (ic) and bladder infection have similar symptoms, but ic has an insidious onset (slowly) and often more severe pain. Urina ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Unknown: Interstitial cystitis (ic) also called painful bladder syndrome (pbs) is common but causes are unclear, & likely there are many different causes. Trea ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Interstim: For severe cases where one is considering bladder removal - Cyclosporine has been used. Diet is always a must as is smoking cessation.
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