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Interstitial Cystitis Association

Health AwardsThe Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is the only nonprofit charitable organization dedicated solely to improving the quality of healthcare and lives of people living with interstitial cystitis (IC).

IC is recurring pelvic pain, pressure, or discomfort in the bladder and pelvic region, often associated with urinary frequency (needing to go often) and urgency (feeling a strong need to go).

IC can affect anyone. More than 12 million people in the US have IC:

  • Women: 3 to 8 million
  • Men: 1 to 4 million
  • Children: prevalence data are not known

 

Revised Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Latest from ICA

ICA Board Member Presents at APHA

6 November 2019

Dr. Laura Santurri, member of the ICA Board of Directors, presented her poster on the sexual health of people living with interstitial cystitis at the American Public Health Association annual meeting in Philadelphia.

Your web site is very comprehensive, informational, and user friendly.

- Lynn

Interstitial Cystitis Association

  • 7918 Jones Branch Drive,
    Suite 300
    McLean, VA 22102
  • icamail@ichelp.org

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