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How Long Does Pelvic Pain Associated With Interstitial Cystitis Last
Pelvic pain and back pain. Doctors say no source and diagnosed interstitial cystitis. Is this correct?
Possibly: Interstitial cystitis pain is usually pelvic and often at its peak when your bladder is full and somewhat relieved by urinating. Usually associated with frequent urination and urinating at night. Symptoms are increased with caffeine or acid urine producing beverages such as oj or foods such as tomato sauce or paste. Can be lessened with a bland diet. Check out the interstitial cystitis website. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Interstitial Cystitis is also known as Painful bladder syndrome. 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
Help!dx'd w/ interstitial cystitis as child(pelvic pain w/ full bladder, glomerulations present w/ distention).Dsmo helped!new md doubts ic. Did no tests & is clueless.?
2nd opinion: There are a variety of treatments for interstitial cystitis including medications and dietary changes. If you are not satisfied with the diagnosis of this physician then consider getting a second opinion. Emiron is a highly effective medication. Lidocaine bladder irrigation and interstim could also be considered. ...Read more
Can oxybutinin be used to treat non bacterial prostatitis/interstitial cystitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome?
Yes: Oxybutynin is an antimuscarinic and primarily used for the symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency, and urge incontinence. Though most commonly used as part of the treatment of overactive bladder and neurogenic bladder-related detrusor instability it can be used for any condition or symptom complex with bothersome bladder-related urinary urgency and frequency. It treats the symptom, not the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with interstitial cystitis, I often suffer a sharp, stabbing pain in my left pelvic region. Could this be more than IC?
To diagnose interstitial cystitis, does the patient have to have pain in urethra or pain when peeing? Or can the pain just be pelvic/vaginal?
All of the above: Ic can manifest in different ways for each person. Most common symptoms are burning/discomfort with urination (dysuria) and feeling that you need to use the restroom urgently (urgency). Diagnosis is made based on symptoms, but sometimes cystoscopy is also needed (camera to look inside bladder). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be wary: ? Re: how handle pelvic floor & Interstitial Cystitis, IC, disorders. Etiology of IC is speculative, unknown, absent pathological confirmation & simply label for a unique set of symptoms. I posit that in many cases of IC there is associated sacroiliac joint hypermobility, which can be diagnosed via criteria reported in the Occupational Disability Guides, the ODG. See an Osteopath for an opinion. ...Read more
Is pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy effective for interstitial cystitis (aka: painful bladder syndrome)?
When my hubby ejucalates inside me his semen stings. I do have interstitial cystitis, pelvic floor dysfunction. I'm thinking I have vulvodynia. Why?
Pelvic Girdle Pain: 40's female with pelvic pain at intercourse likely has referred pain from sacroiliac joints strained by leveraging forces from femur shifted forcefully into abduction ; external rotation. A spooning posture is preferred to missionary position during sexual activity. Ic concurrently raises concern for joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs), which is an associated marker. ...Read more
Is urge incontinence associated with interstitial cystitis? I have this severe. Last week I went to the bathroom 51 times.
Yes, it is: Yes it is! You need to see a Urogynecologist or Urologist for assessment. ...Read more
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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