Treatment or Clinical Research
Philip C. Bosch, MD
Interstitial Cystitis/ Bladder Pain Syndrome
- If you have urinary frequency, a strong urge to urinate, or pain, pressure or discomfort in the bladder or pelvic area, you may have Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome.
- Advice and support will improve symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis and should be provided before starting medical treatment.
- There are multiple medical therapies that must be tailored to the individual patient which also may help the symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis.
- Clinical research trials are necessary to evaluate the efficacy of new medical therapies for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome. The benefits of these new treatment therapies are supported by basic scientific research.