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Dr. Mehran Movassaghi


Dr. Mehran Movassaghi is a urologist practicing in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Movassaghi specializes in diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system. This includes areas of the bladder, urethra, kidneys, penis and prostate. Urology is a surgical specialty and requires knowledge in other areas of expertise such as gynecology and internal medicine due to the variety of clinical problems that are involved.
Dr. Mehran Movassaghi
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Accepting new patients

I have interstitial cystitis. Are there certain foods I should avoid? If so, which ones?

Yes. Spicy foods, acidic foods, caffeine and alcohol can all make the symptoms worse. Foods and beverages containing artificial sweeteners can also trigger symptoms.