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What helps symptoms of interstitial cystitis?

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Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience in Urology
IC relief: Hydration (uop > 2000ml/24 hours), avoiding foods that contain potassium (eg bananas) and avoiding spicy foods (chilis). Alkalinizing urine may also help.
Answered on Mar 16, 2017
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna commented
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Elmiron is quite effective ,bladder distension,DMSO instilled in the bladder,bladder augmentation,TENS,etc can be tried by the urologist
May 13, 2012

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