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selected literature on allergy    
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  • Effect of Comestibles on Symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis.
    Shorter B, Lesser M, Moldwin RM, Kushner L. J Urol 2007;178:145-52

    • patients with painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis 90.2% indicated that the consumption of certain foods or beverages caused symptom exacerbation
    • there was no correlation between allergies and the effect of comestibles on symptoms
    • the most frequently reported and most bothersome comestibles were coffee, tea, soda, alcoholic beverages, citrus fruits and juices, artificial sweeteners and hot pepper
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
       
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