Hey Doc Series/ Interstitial Cystitis

February 4th, 2012|Categories: Hey Doc|Tags: , , , |

Hey Doc… I am a 42 year old woman with a chronic interstitial cystitis.  I have been told that they do not know the cause of this condition or how to cure it.  I am on a drug called Elmiron that gives me very little relief. Help! M.J.B. in Indio- -------------------------------------------------------------------- Dear M.J.B., Your condition is fairly common – they estimate 750,000 to 1,000,000 women have this condition. You are correct in saying they do not know the cause or the cure. This is a condition that is manifested by a gnawing discomfort in the bladder that is persistent and [...]