A 26-year-old female asked:
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When is surgery needed for interstitial cystitis? I'm getting so much pain but no discoloured urine or pain urinating.

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Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Correct Diagnosis: First i recommend making sure you have the correct diagnosis since endometriosis is often the true culprit. IC is hard to treat. Sometimes surgery can help diagnosis or distend the bladder. but treatment is unpredictable. If medicine is not working then a diagnosis is important
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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