Are symptoms for Interstitial Cystitis & Bladder Cancer the same? I have a burning bladder, a little blood, hesitance & fear urinary retention is next.

Here are some... The typical symptoms of both entities uniquely differ, but both may occasionally coexist. Besides, concerning slow urine flow, hesitancy, & even urinary retention + blood in urine, it is possible to sort these things out correctly by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html & blood in urine in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Best wish...

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What are the symptoms if a person having interstitial cystitis or bladder cancer?

See below. These are two completely separate issues. Interstitial cystitis is continued pain and inflammation, suggestive of uti, but without evidence of uti. Bladder cancer is often silent, manifested only with unexplained blood in the urine. Bladder cancer is diagnosed by cystoscopy. Read more...
Depends. Interstitial cystitis is a diagnosis of exclusion. It causes suprapubic pain and a persistent, urgent need to urinate. Bladder cancer can cause no symptoms but often microscopic or gross hematuria (blood in urine). Read more...
IC. Interstitial cystitis has many symptoms similar to bacterial cystitis. Typically patients have urgency and frequency and even pain with urination. Pelvic pain and pain with sexual intercourse in women is also very common. Bladder cancer is quite unusual in your age group. I would not think this would be very high on the differential diagnosis. Read more...