Some women have undergone unnecessary hysterectomy in a desperate attempt to reduce their pain. They may see 5 to 7 doctors before receiving a correct diagnosis.
1 to 4 Million Men
Struggle with bladder and/or pelvic pain
It's NOT chronic prostatitis
Researchers now suspect that the millions of men diagnosed with chronic prostatitis actually suffer from IC/BPS or Pelvic Floor dysfunction
Chronic Pelvic Pain
IC/BPS is considered a chronic pelvic pain syndrome
Five distinct subtypes are found in IC patients. Determining a patients subtype will prioritize treatments and improve their treatment response.
Join Us And Help Spread The Word That IC is Real And Treatable!
Every September, IC patients around the world unite to raise awareness about interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome, hypersensitive bladder syndrome and chronic pelvic pain. All IC patients, support group leaders and national organizations are invited to participate! Here’s how you can help!