IC Awareness Daily Fact #12 – Approximately 5% of IC patients have Hunner’s Ulcers. These larger, bleeding wounds in the bladder can be very painful. Treatment of these ulcers usually involves laser therapy, fulguration (heat) and/or the injection of a steroid, triamcinolone, into the center of the ulcer. A new therapy, LiRIS, would found to heal Hunner’s Ulcers in a preliminary clinical trial released in Spring 2012. Ulcers can recur in the same location and may require a few treatments. Read a daily fact for each day of the month at: https://www.icawareness.org/category/daily-facts