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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
59 years experience Urology
See comment: Basicaly the same .They are not your conventional treatment of cystitis... No medical textbook advises treatment with baking powder.

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A member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
DSMO: Dsmo for interstitial cystitis does not cause constipation.It cause garlic like odour from the skin and breath.And you need to have liver and kidney f ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Chinn
38 years experience Urology
DMSO constipation: No; there is no specific relationship between DMSO and constipation - most pts experience "garlic breath." cataracts are know to occur more frequentl ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Not constipation. Dmso "cocktail" often works very well with ic. It is instilled into the bladder and should not affect the bowel.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotics: Acute cystitis will respond to antibiotics that have cover most common urinary pathogens.
Dr. Michael Kuglitsch
41 years experience Urology
Antibiotics: A short course of generic antibiotics is much cheaper and faster that a urine culture (48 hours).
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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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
May not need it.: Cystitis cystica is more of a description of the appearance of the bladder lining than a disease diagnosis with a specific treatment. It is usually wi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Yaklic
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
There are many: Interstitial cystitis can improve with a lot of treatments. Hydrodistension & bladder instillations can help. Medications like elmiron, (pentosan) bla ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There are medications and recommendations for change of diet and lifestyle
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Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
IC: There is no cheap simple cure for ic...It is a very complex condition that many people throw around in appropriately . There is no classic test, oth ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
IC treatments: Simple things like limiting caffeine and soda is a start. There are no magic fixes for ic but there is no test that can tell you have it...Other thin ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Patients can be in remission for several weeks and months at a time, especially if you avoid the triggers as you stated.

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