Interstitial cystitis (in-ter-stish-uhl sĭ-stī’tĭs), or as we call it, IC, is a condition that consists of recurring pelvic pain, pressure, or discomfort in the bladder and pelvic region.
Tips and tools to help interstitial cystitis (IC) patients manage IC symptoms, including lifestyle changes to over-the-counter IC products. The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is your comprehensive source of living with IC!
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ICA advocates for interstitial cystitis (IC) research dedicated to discovery of a cure and better treatments, raises awareness, and serves as a central hub for the healthcare providers, researchers and millions of patients who suffer with IC.
In 1999, when I was 16 years old, I was diagnosed with interstitial cystitis. I suffered for two years from the onset of symptoms to diagnosis. As a little girl,…