Painful bladder syndrome


Painful bladder syndrome is a chronic condition often mistaken for a urinary tract infection (UTI). With testing, no infection is found.


Symptoms include bladder and pelvic pain or pressure and a frequent urge to urinate.


Antibiotics don't help painful bladder syndrome. Other types of medications, physical therapy, and biofeedback may help symptoms.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017

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