Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Urethral injections

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Urethral injections

    Has anyone had steroid injections in their urethra to help with inflammation? And has it worked. Also am considering hydrodistention?? Thoughts ?
    UTI 3/2015
    IC ,PFD
    prescribed meds: Endep 60mg, Elmiron 400mg, BC. Enablex 7.5mg.

    Supplements: Chitomur peptide, colostrum, Echinacea, liver detox swisse, calcium citrate, glucosamine, Psyllium Husk.

    Daily diet: Breakkie- oats with chia seeds and no fat milk. Post workout-turkey breast with mixed veggies. Lunch-raw green soup with rye roll and handful of peanuts/almonds. Dinner- changes but meat and veg. Dessert-banana and sugar free custard (homemade) or banana and apple bake with almonds cinnamon and honey with a dollop of coconut cream.


    Tried: tramadol, cystoprotek, multi right, diazepam, vesicare, Ditropan, mirabegron, Flomax, lyrica, progesterone.

  • #2
    Re: Urethral injections

    I have had steroid instillations (not injections) and they did seem to help with inflammation. And I am one who is helped by hydrodistentions --- and I've had over forty in my 43 year with IC. I don't recommend this is a first line treatment, but if you're tried many other things, it might be worth a try for you. If you opt to do this, I suggest making sure that the procedure will be a LOW PRESSURE HYDRODISTENTION. I've had both high and low and the low pressure helps as much as high pressure --- and I think it's less traumatic.

    Sending healing thoughts,
    Donna
    Stay safe


    Elmiron Eye Disease Information Center - https://www.ic-network.com/elmiron-p...mation-center/
    Elmiron Eye Disease Fact Sheet (Downloadable) - https://www.ic-network.com/wp-conten...nFactSheet.pdf

    Have you checked the ICN Shop?
    Click on ICN Shop at the top of this page. You'll find Bladder Builder and Bladder Rest, both of which we are finding have excellent results.

    Patient Help: http://www.ic-network.com/patientlinks.html

    Sub-types https://www.ic-network.com/five-pote...markably-well/

    Diet list: https://www.ic-network.com/interstitial-cystitis-diet/

    AUA Guidelines: https://www.ic-network.com/aua-guide...tial-cystitis/

    I am not a medical authority nor do I offer medical advice. In all cases, I strongly encourage you to discuss your medical treatment with your personal medical care provider. Only they can, and should, give medical recommendations to you.
    [3MG]

    Anyone who says something is foolproof hasn't met a determined fool

    Comment

    Working...
    X