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Valuable IC/BPS Insight

Survey(4).pngAs promised, here are the results that will allow you gain valuable insight into what you face on your IC/BPS journey. We had an overwhelming response with more than 1,500 participants!

Here are just a few of the results:

  • The highest ranked symptom was pelvic pain.
  • The words most used to describe IC/BPS pain were burning, unbearable, pressure, debilitating, constant, sharp, and stabbing (see word cloud below).
  • The biggest IC symptom triggers are diet and stress.

View the full results at

We appreciate your input and hope you found the outcomes helpful with your personal IC journey. Help the ICA continue to conduct these important surveys that will be shared with researchers and healthcare providers by donating today.

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Words used most to describe IC/BPS pain:


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