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What is the rate of incidence for IC/PBS?

More women then men are affected by  interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS). Approximately 3.3 million American women have symptoms associated with IC/PBS. About 1.6 million men suffer from some form of IC/PBS.

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Is interstitial cystitis the same as a bladder infection?
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Is there a cure for interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome?
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When should I see a doctor about interstitial cystitis?
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Is interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome serious?
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