Are there side effects that go along with interstitial cystitis?

? Little unclear. Side effects usually refer to medication, treatment or surgery. Symptoms of ic are pelvic, low back pain or bladder pain relieved by voiding + urgency and frequency of voiding + mild blood in urine.All worsened by acid producing foods or beverages, caffeine, fried or spicy foods. A few conditions are sometimes associated with ic:fibromyalgia, migraines, irritable or inflammatory bowel disease.
Don't know. I would like to refer you to our specialists at healthtaps or a prvivate nephrologist to answer your question. My line of practice is limited to surgery and self-healing meditation to treat cancers and chronic illnesses as a secondary support management. I am sorry, i could not answer your question.

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Can you have Interstitial cystitis pain on one side?

Unlikely. It is possible, but unlikely. Pain to one side usually suggest a source other than the bladder. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Read more...

Using continuous Marvelon and 10mcg vagifem. Have Interstitial cystitis. Starting to experience spotting. Is this an expected side effect? Thank-you

Strange combination. Marvelon + Vagifem is a bit of strange combination. Marvelon is a combination birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy. Vagifem is a Estrogen supplement used when menopause is affecting the vagina. If menopausal you shouldn’t need Marvelon and if premenopausal then you shouldn’t need Vagifem. I would have the bleeding evaluated and discuss the medication options. Read more...

I have interstitial cystitis im suppose to take elmiron (pentosan) medicine but im afraid to because the side effect is hair loss and I already lose to much hair?

Hair loss. Hair loss is a potential side effect but does not affect everyone. Save the hair from you brush/comb for one week in a bag then start elmiron (pentosan) and save hair for one week after taking elm iron and see if any difference. . Read more...

What are the effects of interstitial cystitis on pregnancy?

Usually mild. Survey done by interstitial cystitis association found that ic symptoms increased slightly for women with mild or moderately severe ic. Symptoms improved for women with severe ic until 3rd semester. Inportant for all your dr.S to communicate and work together or better still consult with a perinatologist. Suppliments like folate (folic acid) and vit.B12 are vital. See www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com. Read more...

How fast can I make my interstitial cystitis go away?

Wks to months. Ic symptoms may pob due to blader inflammation, rrcurrent bladder infection, pelvic floor hypertonic disorder, (muscle spasm), treatments may include meds, physical therapy, estimate. Results are not instant, but can b very effective. Read more...
Depends. If there are a lot of dietary changes you can make the response maybe in just a couple weeks. Read more...

How can I make interstitial cystitis symptoms go away?

Diet and medications. Dietary changes and avoidance of high acidic foods like citrus fruits and carbonated beverages are easy corrections. Dmso has also been shown to assist with relatively quick improvement in symptoms. Elmiron (pentosan) has been shown to help also but it takes abut 4-6 months of use before you start seeing improvement. Read more...