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Old 07-12-2018, 05:41 PM   #1
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Hello! Iím a 28 y/o female.. otherwise good health. For the last few years every time I have a urinalysis done, it always shows at least trace blood. Sometimes a small or miserable amount, but never so bad I was able to see it by naked eye.

Iíve had a cystoscopy, full scan, clean catch urine collection.. all of which shows no cancer, tumors.. etc. I get UTI symptoms and test positive for Blood and Leukocytes, but never nitrites and the samples never grow any bacteria despite showing all the other markers for infection. Iím going to see yet another specialist in a few months.. in the meantime theyíve got me on Bactrim because ironically antibiotics DO seem to help alleviate the problems.

I pee often, and get stabbing pains in my lower bladder area. Does this sound like IC?! Would they see that on a Cystoscopy? Iím so sick of not knowing whatís going on 😞 Any input, thoughts, advice would be very appreciated!

 
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Old 07-22-2018, 08:12 PM   #2
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Hello there! I am so sorry you are suffering. I seem to have this too but have not been diagnosed yet. I am frustrated and miserable! The pain comes and goes right in the bladder area. I don't have a UTI. I had a couple of rounds of antibiotics for bacterial vaginosis and I think it stripped all the good bacteria out of me. I go from doctor to doctor trying to find answers. I have an ultrasound of my uterus and ovaries. Both were normal. I just don't have any answers. I pray to God it's not cancer. I have found an interesting thing with me. I cut out caffeine for 5 days, no coffee or pop and then pain went from 9 to a 1 or less. Then last night I had a rootbeer and glass of wine and today I am back in pain. I am trying to find a diet that will radically help me. I don't even know where to start. I just know I feel like you. Hang in there ok!
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