I have bladder injections for interstitial cystitis?

My take is ... As to bladder injection of Botox for IC, please ask your urologist for details on indication, expectations, complications, etc. timely besides viewing IC-related articles from many websites about IC, OAB, etc.

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What to do if I have bladder injections for interstitial cystitis?

Here are some ... Since you've gone thus far in caring for IC, it would be more logical & beneficial for you to bring this Q to the treating urologist, who should be able to answer your concern more to the points pertaining to your individual condition. So, collaborate with Doc and follow instruction with realistic expectation. Read more...

What to do with interstitial cystitis or painful bladder syndrome?

IC. Interstitial cystitis is not currently a disorder that can be cured. Most treatments are geared toward symptom reduction. Elmiron (pentosan) is the only FDA approved oral med for IC. It helps some but not all patients. Most need other therapeutic options in addition. See a urologist that treats a lot of patients with IC. They are more likely to offer you a variety of treatment modalities beyond Elmiron (pentosan). Read more...

Whats the difference between interstitial cystitis or painful bladder syndrome?

Same condition. 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...
Same, trigger points. This is a new look at an old idea. Janet g. Travell, md a pain pioneer concluded that chronic tissue pain was caused by numerous trigger points in muscle fibers causing the muscles to contract compressing nerves, vessels and alter the flow of lymphatics. The pyramidalis and pelvic floor muscles are the cause. So this is a mechanical cause and requires a manual treatment. Acupuncture! see files. Read more...

Good ways to cope with an interstitial cystitis (painful bladder syndrome) sufferer?

Diet, diet& diet. Mainly sticking to the diet. U can try Pyridium and prelief during flares, take zantac (ranitidine) and Tums regularly, elmirontherapy if indicated. Cysta q is a herbal supplement u can try pelvic floor therapy and aerobic exercise are good. Manage endometriosis, ibs, and allergies aggressively. Read more...

What is interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome?

What is IC. Interstitial cystitis ic is a chronic disorder of the lower urinary tract which results in pelvic pain and/or urinary urgency/frequency. Historically, it has been regarded as a rare problem that is difficult to diagnose and treat. Recent studies have shown the disease to be much more prevalent than previously thought. Read more...
InterstitialCystitis. Ic is a clinical diagnosis(dx) and a DX of exclusion. This means that if the symptom of pelvic pain, worse with a full bladder and alleviated by bladder emptying, is present, then diagnostics including cystoscopy can be used to rule out other potential causes of these symptoms. If no other causes are found then the diagnoses of ic can be made, even without classic cystoscopic findings. Read more...

I have interstitial cystitis. Is it common to bleed after getting a bladder instillation?

Interstitial cystits. It is not common, but it is certainly possible. To some degree, it also depends on what chemical agents are being instilled. There are several different regimens for intravesical therapy. The ic bladder can also have ulcerations that are prone to irritation and bleeding in severe cases. Talk to your urologist about this. Read more...

Is it possible to have both overactive bladder and interstitial cystitis at the same time?

Yes similar symptoms. You need to clarify with your urologist but there can be similar symptom depending on your official diagnosis. Read more...

Bladder scope hurt bad. Was told I have interstitial cystitis. Have to go back for another procedure with solution inserted. Will this hurt worse?

Interstitial Cystiti. I. C. Is a poorly understood bladder and pelvic pain syndrome. Cystoscopy is generally painful in these patients. Intravesical instillation of various "cocktail" solutions is a common treatment modality. It shouldn't be particularly painful. Read more...