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Needing some help.... IC related flare up.

May 05, 2016 7:34 AM

Good morning all,
I'm about a little more then 24 hours into a flare-up that hurts like hell. I'm on Elmiron, and I do have a script for Pyridium at the pharmacy, but of course, my drug insurance won't cover it. How do you guys deal with a flare? Any special tips or tricks? I know that stress also plays into mine, so I'm trying my hardest not to stress this morning. Only have to go out for 1 appointment later on this afternoon. I've also been trying to pamper myself(hot baths, heating pad if I can stand it, OTC or prescription pain meds as needed, rest when my body tells me to rest). I'm just wondering if there is something else. It literally feels like a fire is burning and literally, nothing puts it out if you get my drift.

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