Category Archive for: ‘Painful Bladder Syndrome’

Painful Bladder Syndrome

June 25, 2009By Matthew KarlovsEmpowher The term Painful Bladder Syndrome (PBS) has become the new “catch-all” diagnosis for women who experience pain with their bladder, and has become interchangeable and/or incorporated with the diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis (IC). IC is a pain syndrome of the bladder that must fit a tight research definition, as is often considered in women presented …

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Promising New Drug Developed by UCSD for I.C.

Promising New Drug Developed by UC San Diego Medical Center ReseacherProvides Hope for Sufferers of Painful Bladder Syndrome News ReleaseDate: August 19, 2008 For the millions of sufferers of a bladder condition called painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis, hope is on the way, developed by urologic surgeon and researcher Lowell Parsons, M.D. of the University of California, San Diego Medical Center. …

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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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