A 21-year-old member asked:
Who develops interstitial cystitis?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Both men and women: It has a tendency to run in families which suggests a genetic factor. It is diagnosed more commonly in women.
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Pathology 50 years experience
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Interstitial cystitis -- what is it?
7 doctor answers • 14 doctors weighed in
Pathology 34 years experience
Bladder inflammation: The bladder has several layers, starting from the lining, through the muscle to the serosa (outer lining). The "interstitium" is between the muscle bundles. An inflammation of this area, results in "cystitis". It does not mean an infections, but it often is.
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Last updated Jan 4, 2021
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