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What are researchers discovering about IC/PBS?

Researchers are working on learning the causes of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome. Some scientists are studying how particles that make up urine might harm the bladder. Researchers are also looking at various symptoms of IC/PBS and how medications can alleviate these symptoms. Another goal of research is the development of diagnostic testing that is less invasive than current options.

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How can I prepare to discuss IC/PBS with my doctor?
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To prepare for your appointment, make a list of important questions to ask your doctor. You might wa...
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When should I see a doctor about interstitial cystitis?
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If your symptoms have not gone away with antibiotic treatment, you might have interstitial cystitis ...
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Does IC/PBS occur more often in children than adults?
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Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome does not occur more often in children than adults. In...
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If I have IC/PBS, does it mean I have cancer?
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IC/PBS is not the same as cancer. Researchers have found no evidence that IC/PBS is associated with ...
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