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How would I know if I had interstitial cystitis?

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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Extensive tests

This is a diagnosis of exclusion which means extensive work is needed to arrive at this diagnosis.
Interstitial cystitis is a disease which affects young women and causes chronic pelvic pain, increased frequency of urination (20-40 times/day), painful intercourse.

In brief: Extensive tests

This is a diagnosis of exclusion which means extensive work is needed to arrive at this diagnosis.
Interstitial cystitis is a disease which affects young women and causes chronic pelvic pain, increased frequency of urination (20-40 times/day), painful intercourse.
Dr. Raj Singh
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: ? from symptoms

You could suspect ic from symptoms of bladder pain relieved by voiding.
Urinary frequency. Pain following acid urine producing foods or beverages (like oj). Small amounts of blood in urine. Symptoms worse with stress and anxiety. Then see a urologist with interest in ic for confirmation. Check www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com website.

In brief: ? from symptoms

You could suspect ic from symptoms of bladder pain relieved by voiding.
Urinary frequency. Pain following acid urine producing foods or beverages (like oj). Small amounts of blood in urine. Symptoms worse with stress and anxiety. Then see a urologist with interest in ic for confirmation. Check www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com website.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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