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    I was just wondering how long people's flares usually last. Mine seem to be for months on end and then I will go into remission for 6 months or so but I am pretty much non functional for those months I am flaring.
    Thanks for your input.

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    Hi Gwenny

    I can't speak for everyone on here but for me, my flare ups last for months sometimes and then I may not have another one for 3 or 4 months. Just depends. I am completely non functional when I have a flare up because it makes other health problems of mine worse.

    Hope things get better for you.


    diagnosed with ic- 9 yrs ago. uro & gyno together during surgery. Neither explained it could cause pain - gyno and uro recommended a hysterectomy 2 yrs later to relieve pain - obviously did nothing to help pain. Have yet to find a good uro, going to a great pcp who understands ic but still on the lookout for a uro also. A Flaming IC MESS!!!!!!!!


    • #3
      For me it depends on what caused the flare. If it's from something I have eaten, the flare will go away within a couple of days if I drink a lot of water. If I have a flare that just won't go away then I go for a hydrodistention, which helps me.

      Sending healing thoughts,
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