3 to 8 Million Women

Have Symptoms of IC/BPS and/or Pelvic Pain

It's NOT all in their head

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 Subtypes

Five distinct subtypes are found in IC patients. Determining a patients subtype will prioritize treatments and improve their treatment response.

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