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Dx'd w/ic as child. 20yrs later, have pelvic cramps, shooting vaginal& rectal pain, nerve shocks in abdomen.Ic symptoms too?Also have lupus & dysautonomia.
IC: Ic could refer to many conditions. Please spell it out so that a rheumatologist, urologist, gastroenterologist, etc. Can help answer the question. ...Read more
Is Ecoli and another bacteria usually a kidney or bladder infection? I had really bloody urine. I have ic so symptoms are hard to distinguish.
I have IC, feel my symptoms worse last weeks, I went to doc had cloudy urine. She gave me 3 day cipro (ciprofloxacin). I have a lot of urethral pain. Cloudy meaning?
Have symptoms of IC, ruled out most other bladder conditions thru testing. I can't bear to have cystoscopy. Will a DR dx/treat for IC without one?
Maybe: Depends on the doctor, generally we recommend cystoscopy to complete the evaluation for reversible causes but some doctors may decide it is ok to trial some treatment for symptom management while awaiting cysto. Depends on your symptoms too because the medical treatment choices vary depending on which symptoms are most dominant in your case. Wouldn't hurt to ask them. Hope this helps ...Read more
my dr told me my FANA/ANA serum result was 2;anything <1 was abnormal? im confused bc i have IC &rash,soresMS type symptoms,,bad flare ups like lupus
Painful Bladder: Ic is a condition that has multiple symptoms. Most common symptoms are frequent urination, urinary urgency and pain in the bladder and pelvic area. There is no definitive test to diagnose ic, but there is usually inflammation of the lining of the bladder that produces the symptoms. Treatments include dietary changes, medication, and possibly bladder instillation of various compounds. ...Read more
Pain & frequency: Bladder or pelvic or retropubic pain increasing with bladder filling and relieved temporarily and/or partially by urinating. Frequent urination by day and night.. Blood in urine. Bladder pain provoked by acid urine producing foods and beverages such as oj or tomato paste, fried or spicy foods or caffeine. Suggest you check: www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr ...U asked what are my symptoms...I have had at one point every single symptom that is related to ic and I have had oab, bph, utis ruled out ?
Remember,: Diseases cause symptoms, but symptoms don't cause diseases. You have too many symptoms and abbreviations for the internet. Rely on your doctor's opinion and evaluation. ...Read more
I have ic. Diet, meds are not working. Symptoms are urgency, frequency, burning in the urethral area. Uro wants to start botox. Is it safe?
I have IBS and IC, so I understand both diarrhea and urinary frequency. However, symptoms are especially bad when I'm nervous. Any way to stop this?
I'm four days late for my period and I'm experiencing early pregnancy symptoms and have a clear slimy discharge, but all my tests Ic taken came up neg
How long does it take UTI symptoms of dementia like state in elderly to go away she is on ic cephalexin since Saturday ?
Here are some ...: The relevance of the contents in this Q is unclear, but my sifting through it suggests concerning her mental alteration possibly related with symptomatic UTI. If so, the duration of optimal recovery may widely vary in part because many elderlies are taking tranquilizers / antidepresents. Besides they have multiple concomitant medical issues. So, it's hard to blame UTI as sole cause of such change ...Read more