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A 46-year-old member asked:

after having treatment for interstitial cystitis, will my bladder capacity return back to normal?

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Dr. Jerome Yaklic
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Is should improve: Your bladder capacity might not return to normal but it will likely improve. Symptoms such as frequency, urgency and pain should improve as well.
Dr. Vanita Patel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Usually with interstitial cystitis the symptoms of frequent urination occurs because the bladder wall is inflammed .Bladder capacity remains unchanged.Once treated you get symptomatic relief.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

After going through treatment for interstitial cystitis, will my bladder capacity go back to normal?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
IC: As the bladder regenerates and the inflammatory response stabilizes, the ability of the bladder to relax improves. The bladder becomes more flexible and the capacity improves.

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