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Interstitial Cystitis and OAB: Diagnosing Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial Cystitis

Are you someone who suffers from overactive bladder (OAB)? If so, you need to know about interstitial cystitis (IC).  This condition is where the bladder wall becomes inflamed. It happens because of a defective lining of the bladder.  It will present itself like a bladder infection, but antibiotics will not treat it effectively. Interstitial cystitis affects women more than men, where 90% of patients with IC are females.  Patients with IC may have symptoms that are...

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