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Is there a connection between ic and urinary tract infections (utis)? 

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Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience in Family Medicine
A Leaky Link: Interstitial cystitis (ic) is a chronic inflammatory condition of the lining of the bladder wall. No one knows exactly what causes it but it can certainly be exacerbated by urinary tract infections. Many homeopathic remedies aim toward controlling inflammation and infection risk by making the urine contain certain by-products of natural metabolism. Such phenomenon is seen with cranberry juice.
Answered on Dec 15, 2013
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