If you have interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, pelvic pain syndrome or another condition that requires emergency access to a bathroom, have you ever been unable to convince someone that you really need to get in there… & fast?
Well, the Interstitial Cystitis Network Mail Order Division has a solution: a ICN Medical Restroom Access card. This card can be shown to flight attendants, shop keepers & anyone else who might help you gain access to a restroom.
Their web site states, “This is a vital part of your IC awareness arsenal. Not only will it help you gain access when you need it, but it can educate others about the true, & occasionally desperate, need for restroom facilities for patients struggling with urological conditions.”
The front side of the card says:
MEDICAL ALERT – Restroom Access Required
The holder of this card has a medical condition (interstitial cystitis, prostatitis or pelvic pain syndrome) that requires frequent & urgent restroom access. It is difficult, if not impossible, for this patient to ‘hold it’ without enduring severe pain &/or bladder spasms. Please provide restroom access to this patient. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
The back side of the card says:
Interstitial cystitis (IC) & prostatitis affect millions of men, women & children who may struggle with frequency, urgency, pressure, pain &/or hematuria. Even if they don’t appear ill, they may have severe symptoms. Please help these patients manage their symptoms & maintain their dignity by providing restroom access.
You can order the card at the Interstitial Cystitis Network Mail Order Division for $2.
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