What Is Interstitial Cystitis? Interstitial cystitis is a chronic bladder issue that causing the feeling of pain and pressure in the bladder area. There are a number of things that can cause interstitial cystitis, such as bladder trauma, autoimmune disorders, spinal cord trauma, genetics and allergies.

Symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis

  • Pain in the pelvis for women
  • Pain between the scrotum and anus in men
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • A persistent, urgent need to urinate
  • Frequent urination

Can Interstitial Cystitis Ever Go Away?

The symptoms of interstitial cystitis can go away over time, but there is no cure for the bladder condition. Therefore, it is important to stay on top of the latest treatments in order to regain your quality of life.

Ways to Treat Interstitial Cystitis

  • Medications
  • Physical therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Antibiotics
  • Bladder training
Dealing with bladder issues? Visit AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah today for medical care! No appointment is needed.]]>