Top
30
Doctor insights on: Treatments For Cystitis Cystica

Share
1

1
Treatment of cystitis cystica?

Treatment of cystitis cystica?

Treat if symptomatic: Cystitis cystica is commonly associated with recurrent utis in children who need to be on long term antibiotic prophylaxis to control or prevent utis. Diagnosed by cystoscopic examination & frequently an incidental finding in adults. Dose not require tretment if subject is devoid of bladder symptoms &/or does not suffer from multiple utis. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
6 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Can recurrent urinary obstruction of "cystitis cystica glandularis" be treated with "cortisone"? Is there another known methods for treatment of cceg?

Can recurrent urinary obstruction of "cystitis cystica glandularis" be treated with "cortisone"? Is there another known methods for treatment of cceg?

No: It's really not inflammation -- "cystitis" is a misnomer" -- and throwing cortisone at it would be overkill even if it were. Leave it alone, or if it's possible to treat the underlying cause of the hydronephrosis. Wishing you the best. ...Read more

3

3
Can cystitis cystica be cured?

Can cystitis cystica be cured?

Cystitis cystica: Cystitis cystica is a benign (noncancerous) change that is thought to be a reaction to irritation and not a specific disease of its own. Sometimes it forms a small bump or a polyp-like area. Therefore, a urologist might biopsy it to make sure it is not cancer. There is no evidence that it becomes cancerous over time. So it may not need to be cured unless there are other bladder problems. ...Read more

4

4
What are the reasons which cause "cystitis cystica glandularis" not be cured in bladder and ureters? And is there a certain way to stop its multiply?

What are the reasons which cause "cystitis cystica glandularis" not be cured in bladder and ureters? And is there a certain way to stop its multiply?

Diffuse?: This is a common benign incidental change in the bladder mucosa. A patch or two of cystitis glandularis is no reason to be concerned. When it is widespread ("diffuse"), it generally means that there's underlying disease in the urinary tract / ureters. You indicate you have hydronephrosis. It is a marker for the need for cancer vigilance ; perhaps contains mutations that keep it going. ...Read more

5

5
What is the risk ratio of cystitis cystica et glandularis (cceg) turn into bladder cancer? Are there medicines and natural ways to inhibit this?

What is the risk ratio of cystitis cystica et glandularis (cceg) turn into bladder cancer? Are there medicines and natural ways to inhibit this?

Rare risk : Cccg of the bladder: caused by or associated with longstanding chronic inflammation or infection of the bladder lining. Two histological types: common and intestinal. Latter associated with adenoca bladder but unclear whether cccg is truly a precursor of adenoca. Bulk of the evidence does not support a pathogenesis relationship between the former and the latter. Rx: eradicate inflammation. ...Read more

6

6
If I can't cure "cystitis cystica glandularis" in my bladder and ureter what can be the reason underlying disease in the urinary tract / ureters?

If I can't cure "cystitis cystica glandularis" in my bladder and ureter what can be the reason underlying disease in the urinary tract / ureters?

Check out these: Informative links. God bless u! http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/interstitial-cystitis/ds00497. http://www.homeherbgardenanswers.com/herbs-for-interstitial-cystitis/. ...Read more

7

7
On Macrobid 100mg bid x 30 days for chronic cystitis cystica. Just completed Nystatin cream x 10 days. Into my 12th day now if Macrobid. Can I stop and restart next week as family wedding soon.?

On Macrobid 100mg bid x 30 days for chronic cystitis cystica.  Just completed Nystatin cream x 10 days.  Into my 12th day now if Macrobid.  Can I stop and restart next week as family wedding soon.?

Cystitis: If you no longer have any symptoms of UTI (burning, blood in urine, frequency) then it is ok to stop the macrobid. However, if you stop it too soon, the infection may recur. That is the choice that you will have to make. ...Read more

8

8
What's the first line treatment for an acute uncomplictated cystitis?

What's the first line treatment for an acute uncomplictated cystitis?

Antibiotics: Acute cystitis will respond to antibiotics that have cover most common urinary pathogens. ...Read more

9

9
What are the treatments for the pain from interstitial cystitis?

What are the treatments for the pain from interstitial cystitis?

There are many: Pain from interstitial cystitis can improve with a lot of treatments. Hydrodistension and bladder instillations can help. Medications like Elmiron (pentosan) and antihistamines may work. Medications for neuropathic pain like Amitriptyline and Gabapentin are often effective. While not fda approved for pain, sacralneuromodulation (interstim) works well for some people. Discuss options with your doctor. ...Read more

10

10
I have interstitial cystitis. What is the newest, latest treatment?

Multimodal.: Therapy is typically multi-modal, including the use of a bladder coating agent (cystistat (sodium hyaluronate) and uracyst (chondroitin)), an antihistamine, and a low dose antidepressant (amitriptyline) to fight neurogenic inflammation. Use of pentosan polysulfate or heparin, sodium hyaluronate, Lidocaine and sodium bicarbonate, stops flare-ups. ...Read more

11

11
Interstitial cystitis — what is the best treatment?

Interstitial cystitis — what is the best treatment?

There are many: Interstitial cystitis can improve with a lot of treatments. Hydrodistension & bladder instillations can help. Medications like elmiron, (pentosan) bladder antispasmotics & antihistamines may work. Medications for neuropathic pain like Amitriptyline and Gabapentin are often effective. While not fda approved for ic, sacralneuromodulation (interstim) works well for some people. Discuss options with your doctor. ...Read more

12

12
Any new treatment options for interstitial cystitis?

Any new treatment options for interstitial cystitis?

Yes: There are medications and recommendations for change of diet and lifestyle ...Read more

13

13
What's a simple, cheap treatment for my interstitial cystitis?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my interstitial cystitis?

IC: There is no cheap simple cure for ic... It is a very complex condition that many people throw around in appropriately. There is no classic test, other conditions must be ruled out first. ...Read more

14

14
Which treatment works the best and fastest for interstitial cystitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for interstitial cystitis?

IC treatments: Simple things like limiting caffeine and soda is a start. There are no magic fixes for ic but there is no test that can tell you have it... Other things need to be ruled out first... A urologist is the best doc to start with... ...Read more

15

15
Recommendations for natural or home treatments for interstitial cystitis?

Recommendations for natural or home treatments for interstitial cystitis?

Varied: Physical therapy with pelvic floor relaxation offers improvement for some patients. You need to find a therapist with experience to truly get benefit. Some patients claim improvement with avoiding artificial sweetners, acidic foods-orange juice, lemons, and spicy foods. Every patient is a little different. Look up the irritable bowel diet recs and there is overlap with inter. Cystitis diets. ...Read more

16

16
Is interstitial cystitis always progressive? Even with treatment and diet?

Is interstitial cystitis always progressive?  Even with treatment and diet?

No: Patients can be in remission for several weeks and months at a time, especially if you avoid the triggers as you stated. ...Read more

17

17
What's the best treatment to get rid of interstitial cystitis?

All of following: Avoid acid urine producing beverages and foods ie oj, tomato sauce etc. Try prelief or Tums to alkalinize urine. Elavil at night takes 2-3 weeks to be effective. Anticholinergic ie oxybutinin to reduce overactive bladder symptoms. Elmiron (pentosan) x# daily for bladder lining protection. Pain meds as required. Cystoscopic bladder hydrodistension, DMSO coctail instillations may help. Urologist with ic interest. ...Read more

18

18
Can a contraceptive pill still work after using cystitis treatments?

Can a contraceptive pill still work after using cystitis treatments?

You betcha: Good question. Do you mean antibiotics? Yes, the birth control pill still works when you are taking antibiotics [except for rifampin, but that's not used to treat bladder infections]. ...Read more

20

20
Can experiencing cystitis and it's treatment cause bright red and light menstrual flow?

Can experiencing cystitis and it's treatment cause bright red and light menstrual flow?

UTI: Cystitis is an infetcion of the bladder. It should not give you vaginal bleeding. Typical antibiotics for UTI does not cause abnormal bleeding unless you have an underlying platalet disease or other condition that would predispose you to bleed while taking certain antibiotics. ...Read more

21

21
Is baking powder the same as bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda for the treatment of cystitis?

Is baking powder the same as bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda for the treatment of cystitis?

See comment: Basicaly the same. They are not your conventional treatment of cystitis...
No medical textbook advises treatment with baking powder. ...Read more

22

22
I have interstitial cystitis and I have tried all the regular treatments including diet. I am in severe pain all the time. What can I do?

I have interstitial cystitis and I have tried all the regular treatments including diet. I am in severe pain all the time. What can I do?

See pelvic pain: Specialist. It's possible you may have concomitant problems like ibs or endometriosis or pelvic floor dysfunction. There r several more meds and diet is not just tried — u have to stay with it. ...Read more

23

23
I've been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis — the pain is so intense I take mst & sevredol each day. What treatments can you recommend?

I've been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis — the pain is so intense I take mst & sevredol each day. What treatments can you recommend?

Other therapies: That can help include bladder instillations, antihistamines like Hydroxyzine or cimetidine, elmiron, (pentosan) oab meds like oxybutinin. Pelvic floor pt due to painful, contracted muscles can be helpful as well as acupuncture. This can be a very frustrating problem to cope with. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

25

25
What is the best treatment for interstitial cystitis that won't cause weight gain?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

26

26
After having treatment for interstitial cystitis, will my bladder capacity return to normal?

After having treatment for interstitial cystitis, will my bladder capacity return to normal?

Yes: Usually with interstitial cystitis the symptoms of frequent urination occurs because the bladder wall is inflammed. Bladder capacity remains unchanged.Once treated you get symptomatic relief. ...Read more

27

27
After going through treatment for interstitial cystitis, will my bladder capacity go back to normal?

IC: As the bladder regenerates and the inflammatory response stabilizes, the ability of the bladder to relax improves. The bladder becomes more flexible and the capacity improves. ...Read more

28

28
Hi dr. I have burning urination and ultra sound show me cystitis when I take treatment l fell better after then 1 month signs return?

Msy need antiseptic: You may need an antiseptic if it is related to intercourse. Empty your bladder, drink some water and if necessary an antiseptic medication will help. ...Read more