John J Bauer, MD, FACS John J. Bauer, M.D.

Urology Services, Inc.
G-1121 West Hill Rd.
Flint, Michigan 48507
Tel: 810.232.8888
Fax: 810.232.9190

Diet Restrictions for Interstitial Cystitis

There is no scientific link between interstitial cystitis and diet, but many IC patients find that modifying their diet helps to control their symptoms and avoid flare-ups. The following is a list of foods by food group that many IC patients have trouble with and that the Interstitial Cystitis Association recommends avoiding:

It is important to remember that each individual reacts differently, so what effects one person negatively will be fine for another. Many IC patients report having the least trouble with rice, potatoes, pasta, vegetables and chicken.

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