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Painful Bladder Syndrome Difficult To Diagnose, Treat

8/18/2008 Tribune Media Services DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis. Could you explain the condition? Is there any hope for complete recovery? Cystitis is the medical term for inflammation of the bladder. Most of the time, the inflammation is caused by a bacterial infection. But interstitial cystitis, also called painful bladder syndrome, is different. It is …

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