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Intersitial cystitis

Dec 04, 2014 8:33 AM

Here we go again! I'm having an IC flare up. My urethra is in so much pain I can't take it. Every minute it's like I have to go to the bathroom and as soon as I stand up I have to go again. The pain is so bad I can't drive, I can't work without having an "accident" I can't have untainted relations. All I can do is lay here and cry and try to get the strength to go to work today. Anyone else have this disease?

Dec 04, 2014 8:34 AM

*intimate. The only relief I find is from sitting on the toilet or taking a bath, but as soon as I stop the pain is back full force.

Dec 08, 2014 5:01 PM

I thought I may have that years ago but it was muscle related (referred pain from trigger points). Sorry you're dealing with IC :/

Dec 10, 2014 4:50 PM

I totally relate with the IC. But mine is referred complications due to previous surgeries and scar tissue damage. I'm currently using myrbetrique, which I wasn't sure was helping or not. I skipped it for a few days and definitely could tell a difference, so now I use it daily. I use to take a different med that worked much better, but can't use it due to side effects on my pelvic floor dysfunction. If you're not on a med for it, call your doctor. My last flare up was due to a bacterial infection. Hope you feel better soon.

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