Patient Comments: Interstitial Cystitis - Treatment

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What treatment was effective for your interstitial cystitis? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Anne, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 21

I do a lot of reading and learn health updates. I have been trying antioxidants and they seem to be helping the interstitial cystitis pain. Fresh and frozen blueberries, grape Juice, vitamin C, blueberry-cranberry Juice, cranberry supplement, lots of water, etc. You may visit the bathroom a little more, but the water helps you flush out the toxins. I am very sensitive to drugs and antibiotics. Every person absorbs differently.

Comment from: 1795Marvel, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: August 15

I am a 23 year old female. My life had just begun to take a path to my dream. Until, interstitial cystitis (IC) decided to board as a permanent member in my body. I can pinpoint to the exact day I started feeling my symptoms; and the exact reason it happened. Most people wonder how you got IC. Well, I don't have to. I had a mild procedure done back on 11/17/17. A few short weeks after I started feeling bladder retention. I thought maybe hey, it will go away. Well, it never did. It. Just got worse.

Comment from: Scorpio7, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 18

Bladder pain and bladder problems are so misdiagnosed and ignored. I had bladder Botox, which was painful and has not helped. I am tired of people not understanding, especially doctors, because they don't have it. I feel what can help is listening to others who have it and knowing you are not alone. For 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, interstitial cystitis is a chronic disease that few understand!

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