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Can you eat macroons (coconut and egg white) and persimons if you easily get interstitial cystitis?

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Dr. Earle Pescatore
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Diet and ic does not have a simple answer. A starting list of foods to avoid include alcohol, artificial sweeteners, coffee, citrus juices, cranberry juice, hot peppers, side and spicy foods.
However the best way to find out what foods trigger you is to do an elimination diet. If you want to try a food you are not sure about try taking "prelief" prior to consuming the item.

In brief: Maybe

Diet and ic does not have a simple answer. A starting list of foods to avoid include alcohol, artificial sweeteners, coffee, citrus juices, cranberry juice, hot peppers, side and spicy foods.
However the best way to find out what foods trigger you is to do an elimination diet. If you want to try a food you are not sure about try taking "prelief" prior to consuming the item.
Dr. Earle Pescatore
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably no

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.

In brief: Probably no

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.
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably yes

See no reason why you can't.
However proof is to try it. Also check www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com website.

In brief: Probably yes

See no reason why you can't.
However proof is to try it. Also check www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com website.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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