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Can interstitial cystitis symptoms be worsened by fibromyalgia? I was going to get botox treatment, but can't, any ideas to help other than diet

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes; associated

? If Fibromyalgia, FM, worsens Interstitial Cystitis, IC.
Urinary frequency & urgency, aka IC, common symptoms of FM, wherein pelvic girdle sacroiliac joint subluxation impinges overlying presacral neural plexus/parasympathetic nerves responsible for urinary bladder smooth muscle contraction & bladder evacuation. Rational therapy of IC includes pelvic girdle stabilization via Prolotherapy/fusion.

In brief: Yes; associated

? If Fibromyalgia, FM, worsens Interstitial Cystitis, IC.
Urinary frequency & urgency, aka IC, common symptoms of FM, wherein pelvic girdle sacroiliac joint subluxation impinges overlying presacral neural plexus/parasympathetic nerves responsible for urinary bladder smooth muscle contraction & bladder evacuation. Rational therapy of IC includes pelvic girdle stabilization via Prolotherapy/fusion.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
Amongst my industrial injury clients have been females whose IC symptoms remitted after they had surgical fusion of a disordered & hypermobile sacroiliac joint caused by lifting and slip & fall injuries; diagnosed & treated via Occupational Disabilities Guidelines, ODG, criteria. 
Dr. Laurence Badgley
On my Pain Syndrome board at Quora.com, I have several essays devoted to SIJ disorders, Prolotherapy, and Fusion of the SIJ. 
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Fibromyalgia sufferers have an increased sensitivity to pain.
Have you tried any of the specific meds for either condition?

In brief: Yes

Fibromyalgia sufferers have an increased sensitivity to pain.
Have you tried any of the specific meds for either condition?
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