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    I'm visiting my father in Olympia while recovering from surgery. I had my occipital nerve stimulator removed in Seattle. Afterward I had to sit constantly for a week because I was unable to lie down or stand. It triggered a massive IC flare (sitting does that to me even after 10 minutes). I'm having awful urethral spasms and worsened bladder pain.

    I want to find a urologist that specializes in IC around here. Does anyone know of one? I'm willing to go to Seattle if need be.

    Dx with PST in July 2007. Confirmed with hydro/cysto in January 2008.

    Current treatment for IC:
    Oxycodone & Uribel for pain
    Some diet restriction-after elmination diet discovered I'm not diet sensitive
    Heating pads for the bladder & ice packs for vestibulitis and urethral sensitivity
    ICN Cushion

    Failed IC treatments/meds:
    DMSO & rescue instillations
    Zyrtec, L-Arginine, Oral Elmiron, Low-dose Sulfa, Imipramine, Amitryptiline, Cymbalta

    Other Ailments:
    Chronic Epstein-Barr Virus (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) & Fibromyalgia
    IBS, GERD, and Gastritis
    Vulvar Vestibulitis
    Degenerative Disc disease, Chronic Migraine
    Occipital & Trigeminal Neuralgia