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What is Cystitis?

What is Cystitis?

Cystitis is a general term for an inflammation of the bladder and possibly the urethra that can occur with or without a urinary tract ...more »

  • Cystitis: Bladder infection or inflammation.
  • Cystitis: Inflammation of the urinary bladder. (Dorland, 27th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Cystitis: inflammation of the urinary bladder and ureters.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Cystitis: Introduction

Types of Cystitis:

Types of Cystitis:

Broader types of Cystitis:

How many people get Cystitis?

Prevalance of Cystitis: 6.2 million adults self-reported having a bladder infection for more than 3 months in the US 1988-1994 (Weighted Analysis of 1988-1994, NHANES, NIDDK)
Prevalance Rate of Cystitis: approx 1 in 43 or 2.28% or 6.2 million people in USA [about data]

Who gets Cystitis?

Gender Profile for Cystitis: Common in females; less in males

How serious is Cystitis?

Complications of Cystitis: see complications of Cystitis

What causes Cystitis?

Causes of Cystitis: see causes of Cystitis
Risk factors for Cystitis: see risk factors for Cystitis

What are the symptoms of Cystitis?

Symptoms of Cystitis: see symptoms of Cystitis

Complications of Cystitis: see complications of Cystitis

Can anyone else get Cystitis?

More information: see contagiousness of Cystitis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Cystitis

Cystitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cystitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cystitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cystitis: Urologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cystitis.
Treatments for Cystitis: see treatments for Cystitis
Alternative treatments for Cystitis: see alternative treatments for Cystitis
Research for Cystitis: see research for Cystitis

Society issues for Cystitis


Hospitalization statistics for Cystitis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Cystitis:

  • 0.096% (12,271) of hospital consultant episodes were for cystitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 97% of hospital consultant episodes for cystitis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 32% of hospital consultant episodes for cystitis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 68% of hospital consultant episodes for cystitis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6% of hospital consultant episodes for cystitis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Cystitis

Main name of condition: Cystitis

Other names or spellings for Cystitis:

bladder inflammation, bladder infection, Urinary tract infection, UTI

Cystitis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Cystitis:

  • Nonbacterial cystitis
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • IC
  • Noninfectious cystitis
  • Urgency-frequency syndrome
  • Chemical cystitis
  • Radiation cystitis
  • Autoimmune cystitis
  • Viral cystitis
  • Mycobacterial cystitis
  • Chlamydial cystitis
  • Fungal cystitis
  • Hypersensitivity cystitis
 

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