What Are Hunner’s Lesions?

Q:
What are hunner’s lesions?

A:
Hunner’s lesions, also known as hunner’s ulcers or hunner’s patches, are a subtype of interstitial cystitis and form on the wall of the bladder due to inflammation of the bladder wall.

Hunner’s lesions can bleed, ooze, and have different sizes. They may be accompanied with host of other symptoms, including:

  • Pain of the ulcer
  • Blood in urine
  • Increase in frequency of urination
  • Increased urgency of urination

Hunner’s lesions cannot be cured by traditional oral medications or bladder installations and you need consult your doctor for proper treatments. However, some home remedies can help you relieve the symptoms of hunner’s lesions, including:

  • Avoid drinking beverages
  • No smoking and alcohol
  • Drink one cup of cranberry juice two times in a day

You may need call your doctor for more advice.

Keywords: hunner’s lesions; hunner’s ulcers.

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