Which clinical history suggests interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS)?

Updated: Dec 04, 2020
  • Author: Eric S Rovner, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Patients with interstitial cystitis are more likely to have undergone prior gynecologic surgery and/or to have a history of urinary tract infections and are 10-12 times more likely to report childhood bladder problems. In addition, interstitial cystitis is associated with the following chronic illnesses:


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