Interstitial Cystitis or Painful Bladder

Interstitial Cystitis – Painful Bladder – Chronic Prostatitis – Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome 

There is currently no information about this condition on NHS websites. Information produced by the US Government  Women’s Health department about symptoms and treatment for this condition can be read here The American Urology Association published guidelines in January 2011. Please see guidelines page.

The European Association of Urology (EAU) have produced guidelines on chronic pelvic pain which focus on urological conditions. These can be accessed in the guidelines section of this website.

The article “A new approach to managing and understanding chronic prostatitis and interstitial cystitis” by C Nickel 2010 can be read here: