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Which foods affect interstitial cystitis the most?
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Dr. Earle Pescatore
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Alcohol, artificial sweeteners, coffee, citrus juices, cranberry juice, hot peppers, side and spicy food.
However, not everyone will "flare" with everything on the list. Some people will flair with items not on the list. I would suggest a food diary and an elimination diet. These tools will help you gain control over your life.

In brief: See list
Alcohol, artificial sweeteners, coffee, citrus juices, cranberry juice, hot peppers, side and spicy food.
However, not everyone will "flare" with everything on the list. Some people will flair with items not on the list. I would suggest a food diary and an elimination diet. These tools will help you gain control over your life.
Dr. Earle Pescatore
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Dr. Scott Beard
Most commonly caffeine and anything acidic, but preservatives and those noted by dr pescatore above are also to be monitored. I've had patients flare with peanut butter.
Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Making acid urine
Foods and beverages which make urine very acid like oj and tomato sauce (over pasta or on pizza), home grown tomatoes may be ok, fried and spicy foods.
Check www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com web site.

In brief: Making acid urine
Foods and beverages which make urine very acid like oj and tomato sauce (over pasta or on pizza), home grown tomatoes may be ok, fried and spicy foods.
Check www.Interstitialcystitisassociation.Com web site.
Dr. George Klauber
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