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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
IC: Interstitial cystitis is not currently a disorder that can be cured. Most treatments are geared toward symptom reduction. Elmiron (pentosan) is the ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vanita Patel
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is also called interstitial cystitis diagnosed with cystoscopy.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: The intensity of symptoms related with real painful bladder syndrome may widely fluctuate but not complete disappearing by behavioral modification. Mo ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Li-Min Hwang
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The symptoms are usually off and on or wax and wanning.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Levy
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Urgency and pain: Typical symptoms include: feeling like you have a bladder infection (urgency to urinate, burning) when you don't have one, pelvic pain (sometimes rel ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: A diagnosis for PBS is made after properly ruling out disorders affecting bladder ability to hold urine and to empty such as UTI, IC (insterstitial cy ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Li-Min Hwang
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: However many patients have learned hwo to accomodate the symptoms and have been functioning quite normally.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hsitory exan cystosc: A uro-gyn or a urologist needs to do an exam, a urine test , ultrasound and urethroscopy and cystoscopy to determine if you ahve this and depending on ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
32 years experience Urogynecology
Chronic Bladder Pain: Pbs is also called interstitial cystitis (ic). It is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cau ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Li-Min Hwang
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Frequency vs pain: Urinary frequency is the main symptoms of a nervous bladder; whereas painful urination plus other symptoms including frequency are painful bladder syn ... Read More
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