interstitial cystitis


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interstitial cystitis:

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, common acute or chronic inflammation of the urinary bladder. The disease occurs primarily in young women and frequently results from bacterial invasion of the urethra from the adjacent rectum, most commonly with normally occurring intestinal bacteria such as E.
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MOSTLY WOMEN ARE AFFECTED FRASER says there are thought to be around 400,000 people in the UK with interstitial cystitis, and 90% of them are women.
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Interstitial cystitis is a chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder.
Initially, 296 men screened positive for the bladder symptoms; 149 of these men met inclusionary diagnostic criteria for interstitial cystitis or prostatitis.
1% of 1,218 women presenting for a routine primary care office visit had IC based on the O'Leary-Sant Interstitial Cystitis Symptom and Problem Index, while 12.
AS you say, many interstitial cystitis (IC) sufferers find their life revolves around knowing where to find the nearest toilet, which means trips away from home need careful planning
Expanded research over the past 20 years, spurred by the dedicated efforts of the Interstitial Cystitis Association, has resulted in much greater awareness of this disease, more confidence and assurance in the diagnosis, and better therapies.

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