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What are the best treatments for ic?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Complex answer

Firstly: bland diet avoiding acid urine producing foods and beverages ie oj.
Reduce stress. Anticholinergic medications to relax bladder muscle, pain meds., elavil, elmiron, (pentosan) DMSO or chlorpactin bladder instillations, cystoscopic bladder hydrodistension. Not cystectomy. Check interstitialcystitisassociation.Org website.

In brief: Complex answer

Firstly: bland diet avoiding acid urine producing foods and beverages ie oj.
Reduce stress. Anticholinergic medications to relax bladder muscle, pain meds., elavil, elmiron, (pentosan) DMSO or chlorpactin bladder instillations, cystoscopic bladder hydrodistension. Not cystectomy. Check interstitialcystitisassociation.Org website.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Diet

Diet and diet.
Also stop smoking. U can try baking soda, prelief and zantac (ranitidine). You can also take a supplement called cysta-q. Anything else will require a doc visit.

In brief: Diet

Diet and diet.
Also stop smoking. U can try baking soda, prelief and zantac (ranitidine). You can also take a supplement called cysta-q. Anything else will require a doc visit.
Dr. Scott Beard
Dr. Scott Beard
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