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Doctor insights on: How To Treat Interstitial Cystitis

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Cystitis how to treat?

Cystitis how to treat?

Depends: It depends on whether there is active infection or just chronic inflammation. Start with a urine culture, history and physical exam by your doctor, and go from there. Regardless be sure to hydrate well, minimize caffeine, carbonation and dietary irritants. ...Read more

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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How can I treat interstitial cystitis?

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 to relieve interstitial cystitis?

How to relieve interstitial cystitis?

Personal Approach: Interstitial cystitis is a very difficult diagnosis to treat, or provide a simple treatment that works for everyone. Diet modification, elmeron, certain antidepressants and even pelvic floor physical therapy have demonstrated to improve symptoms. Don't get frustrated and work with your urologist to find a treatment that works for you! ...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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How to treat chronic prostatis?

How to treat chronic prostatis?

Antibiotics usually: Chronic prostatitis is an often frustrating disease to endure as a patient and frustrating to treat as a physician. There is a related condition known as chronic pelvic pain syndrome. The treatment for chronic prostatitis is simply antibiotic therapy. Continue to follow your urologist recommendations. Pain medications like aleve (naproxen) or related prescription meds like arcoxia can help control symptoms. ...Read more

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How to control severe interstital cystitus?

How to control severe interstital cystitus?

Difficult problem: This is a frustrating problem that is difficult to treat. Many different therapies have been tried but few work completely or in everyone. Stay hydrated, avoid inflammatory habits like smoking, and alcohol, minimize caffeine and minimize stress help but may not be curative. Some bladder anesthetic and antispasmodic drugs can help. Recent studies suggest some antidepressant like elaine can help. ...Read more

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Explain how to treat a bladder infection?

Explain how to treat a bladder infection?

Several steps.: Bladder infections are caused by bacteria which need to be treated by an appropriate antibiotic. First, see your physician and provide a urine sample for urinalysis and culture. This will confirm that you have an actual infection, then provide the doctor with the antibiotic that will clear the infection. Drink plenty of fluids, void frequently. Take the medication exactly as directed. ...Read more

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How to be diagnosed with interstitial cystitis?

See a urologist: You may need to get in to see a urologist for an exam and a test called cystoscopy to look in the bladder to see if you may have this condition. ...Read more

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How is cystitis treated?

How is cystitis treated?

Antibiotics: Cystitis commonly means bladder inflammation. If due to urine infection treatment is antibiotics. Interstitial cystitis is rare and considered autoimmune in nature, antibiotics are not helpful. Hemorrhagic cystitis which results in bloody urine can be from chemotherapy drugs esp cyclophosphamide. ...Read more

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How to treat shy bladder?

How to treat shy bladder?

Bashful bladder is: a social phobia experienced more by males but also by females. It is formally called paruresis and there is an organization for help at http://www.paruresis.org/ Clinical hypnosis w/self-hypnosis training by a clinical psychologist can be effective. See your doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to prevent cystitis?

Cystitis: Good perineal hygiene, avoid vaginal infections, drink plenty of water, do not hold empty your bladder for more that 3-4 hours, avoid irritating foods, caffeine as much as possible. Empty bladder after intercourse and drink water so you are ready to empty in the morning. ...Read more

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How to treat glomerolitis?

How to treat glomerolitis?

It is treated : Depending on type of glomeronephritis determines the treatment regimen. If it autoimmune, corticosteriods and other immunsuppressive agents such as Cytoxan and CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) are used. To better comment we would need to know the type of glomeronephritis that you have. ...Read more

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Interstitial cystitis, what to do?

Check out this link: Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/interstitial-cystitis.

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Can you tell me is interstitial cystitis curable?

It is not: It's a long-term illness that's poorly understood. It is difficult to manage but you do have some options. Being under a subspecialist's care will be helpful. ...Read more

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How to treat unrinary infection?

Antibiotics: The first thing to do is confirm a urinary tract infection. If it's recent you may use an antibiotic such as Bactrim DS, Macrobid, or Cipro (ciprofloxacin). 3 days for bactrim DS, longer for the others. You should visit your local doc for proper confirmation and possible culture of your urine to check for antibiotic resistence and cause of your urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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How can we treat urinal infection?

How can we treat urinal infection?

Cystitis: I think what you're describing is a cystitis an infection of the bladder if you increase your fluid intake it will help but usually you require an antibiotic I would suggest you see your physician ...Read more

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How can I treat prostate infection?

Prostate infections: are hard to diagnose and hard to treat. Often they require a longer course of Quinolone antibiotics such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin) ...Read more

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How to cure urine infection?

How to cure urine infection?

Urine infection: Urine infection is treated with antibiotics.Ural sachets and increased fluid intake can be tried. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Interstitial Cystitis (Definition)

Also called interstitial cystitis, this 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. Ongoing research by urogynecologists and urologists are trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more


Dr. Tanya Russo
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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