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Interstitial Cystitis And Micro Hematuria
Started oral methotrexate 4 ctd.Hematuria next day.Resolved.Also have interstitial cystitis but never hematuria.Injec better choice 2 avoid bladder?
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
I was diagnosed with interstitial cystitis many years ago via cystoscopy. My UA frequently shows small hematuria but rest is normal. Due to the IC?
Most likely: the cause of the hematuria is the IC ...Read more
Have interstitial cystitis & am taking methotrexate weekly for another condition. 2 days after each dose, bladder hurts & trace blood in urine ?
I have interstitial cystitis and lupus. UA lately has been showing moderate blood in urine but no RBC. Do I just assume it's from the IC?
UA showed moderate blood in urine, but neg for RBC.Urine was yellow/clear.Specific gravity was >1.030.Have lupus & interstitial cystitis.Any concern?
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
Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more
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
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