Interstitial Cystitis (Painful Bladder Syndrome)
Interstitial cystitis is a chronic bladder condition that causes discomfort and/or pain in the bladder or pelvic region. The bladder walls become inflamed and irritated, which causes the bladder to become very sensitive. Based on severity, treatment can range from diet to surgery
Symptoms of Interstitial CystitisSymptoms of IC may vary but include the following:
Suprapubic or pelvic pain.
Pressure or discomfort when the bladder is filling.
Having to urinate frequently.
Urinating small amounts.