Weill Cornell Medicine Urology
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Painful Bladder Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis - Risks & Causes

Painful Bladder Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis - Risks & Causes

The exact cause of PSC/IC is unknown. However, multiple factors are believed to be involved, including disruption of the bladder lining with resulting overactivity of pain-sensing nerve fibers in the bladder. Risk factors for PBS/IC include young age, female gender, and a family history of PBS/IC.

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Dr. Bilal Chughtai, M.D.

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