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RRMC Health Talk: Painful bladder syndrome | Weekend Magazine

Painful bladder syndrome, which is also referred to as interstitial cystitis, is a chronic pain condition that involves discomfort originating in the bladder. The term interstitial cystitis is a misnomer. Usually, a condition ending in “-itis” is an infection; however, this condition is not an infection. Painful bladder syndrome is more common in women than in men, affecting 2% to 4% of women in the United States. Symptoms include bladder pain and/or pressure sometimes relieved by urination and varies in severity from patient to patient. Though the […]

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