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Dr. William Harris
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Painful Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

Pbs is also called interstitial cystitis (ic). It is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. There is a lot of research by urogynecology and urology trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more


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Can you eat macroons (coconut and egg white) and persimons if you easily get interstitial cystitis?

Can you eat macroons (coconut and egg white) and persimons if you easily get interstitial cystitis?

Maybe: Diet and ic does not have a simple answer. A starting list of foods to avoid include alcohol, artificial sweeteners, coffee, citrus juices, cranberry juice, hot peppers, side and spicy foods. However the best way to find out what foods trigger you is to do an elimination diet. If you want to try a food you are not sure about try taking "prelief" prior to consuming the item. ...Read more

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Can I eat macademia nuts if I have interstitial cystitis?

Can I eat macademia nuts if I have interstitial cystitis?

IC: Nuts in general are under the foods that could irritate your bladder. You have to remember that you may need to evaluate to see if you eat nuts and bladder symptoms worsen. If no untoward effects are observed you can conclude that they are good for you. ...Read more

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I have Interstitial Cystitis, each time after I eat I feel feverish, almost flu-like, should I be concered? What is causing this?

I have Interstitial Cystitis, each time after I eat I feel feverish, almost flu-like, should I be concered? What is causing this?

IC: Having fevers after eating is most likely not related to IC. It could be from potential gastrointestinal sources such as gallstones. You should be seen by your primary md ...Read more

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When I eat wheat my eczema and interstitial cystitis flair up. I also get brain fog. Why may this be?

When I eat wheat my eczema and interstitial cystitis flair up. I also get brain fog. Why may this be?

Gluten insensitivity: Some people believe it may be due to gluten sensitivity or intolerance. If you have nausea, abdominal pain or bloating also, then you should be tested for celiac disease first. If not, then try cutting out foods that contain wheat, barley or rye. ...Read more

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How can I treat interstitial cystitis?

IC: Treatment for ic is involved and may take months for true relief. A urologist is best suited for all the options: kegel exercises; meds. ...Read more

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How do you treat interstitial cystitis?

See a physician: Ic can be tricky to diagnose and treat. It is best to seek out a specialist. A urologist or urogynecologist. It is often possible to get relief. ...Read more

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What is interstitial cystitis caused by?

What is interstitial cystitis caused by?

Breakdown in GAG: There is a breakdown in the gag layer of the bladder. Gag stands for glucoseaminoglycan and it is a microscopic layer that is supposed to help with protection of the mucous layer of the bladder. There is a lot of research going into this area and there is a significant connection between interstitial cystitis and endometriosis. Right now we are managing the symptoms as best we can. No cure yet! ...Read more

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Do you know what interstitial cystitis is?

Do you know what interstitial cystitis is?

InterstitialCystitis: It is a chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder. There is no clear cut knowledge of what causes this condition. Theories have been autoimmune, diet, allergies, inflammatory conditions Resources: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/interstitialcystitis/ www.ichelp.org www.ic-network.com Diagnosis can be made by urogynecologist or urologist ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Interstitial Cystitis (Definition)

Interstitial cystitis is a chronic disease of the bladder, causing pain, for which the cause is presently unknown. It is associated with urinary frequency, urgency and waking at night to urinate. It is a diagnosis of exclusion, in that other causes of bladder pain/urgency/frequency should be excluded first. Ic can be ...Read more


Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more