Painful Bladder Syndrome
The Treatment and Mistreatment of Chronic “Urgency and Frequency”- Gathering Women’s Experiences About Interstitial Cystitis
In 1970 I had a bladder infection, hardly a cause for alarm. My gynecologist cleared up the infection with antibiotics but sent me to a urologist just to be on the safe side. Little did I know that I had just embarked upon a course of pain, repeated treatments, and frustration that would last for the next three decades.