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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my interstitial cystitis?

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In brief: IC

There is no cheap simple cure for ic.
..It is a very complex condition that many people throw around in appropriately . There is no classic test, other conditions must be ruled out first.

In brief: IC

There is no cheap simple cure for ic.
..It is a very complex condition that many people throw around in appropriately . There is no classic test, other conditions must be ruled out first.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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2 comments
Dr. George Klauber
Lot of information on Interstitialcystitisassociation.org website
Dr. Earle Pescatore
I totally agree; unfortunately there is no cheap, easy therapy. The best success is with multi-modal therapy, time, and education.
Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Diet change

Stay off caffiene.
And go on a low acid diet.

In brief: Diet change

Stay off caffiene.
And go on a low acid diet.
Dr. Scott Beard
Dr. Scott Beard
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
Family Medicine

In brief: Trigger point care

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 trigger pts release techniques and acupuncture! see files.

In brief: Trigger point care

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 trigger pts release techniques and acupuncture! see files.
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Dr. Michael Yu
Urology

In brief: Diet

Drink lots of water and cut out high acid content foods from your diet.
Cut back on caffeine and alcohol.

In brief: Diet

Drink lots of water and cut out high acid content foods from your diet.
Cut back on caffeine and alcohol.
Dr. Michael Yu
Dr. Michael Yu
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