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HOW IS PROSTITITIS TREATED

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Usually not serious: Often difficult to treat, but, not serious.
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Prostatitis : See https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostatitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355766 Prostattis is like any other infection and can be trea ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
17 years experience Urology
Yes: Commonly, yes, though often for a shorter duration.
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Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
See Urologist...: The causes of epididymitis and prostatitis are not usually the same; though they sometimes overlap. The specific treatment depends on whether it is in ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Yes: The mainstay of treatment is antibiotics for several weeks and anti-inflmmatory medications such as advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or motrin.
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Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
It depends: There are different kinds of prostatitis. Types i and ii prostatitis are treated with antibiotics for at least 4 weeks. However type iii prostatitis ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Prostatitis is usually a bacterial infection. After treatment, it cannot spread.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Need to see a urologist asap for antibiotic treatment.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer below: The failure to respond to antibiotics usually indicates that either you have the more common non-bacterial, non-specific type of prostatitis which is ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Good doctor: Both of these need a doctor to take a history and then blood tests, urinalysis and rectal exam. The treatment according to these findings.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like an : Infection. Get treated with antibiotics. You might need to take them for a long time. I am sure there is also a non-infection component too. Follo ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Yes, if...: If DX &rx were correct, yes, the "prostatitis"-related pain will improve over time> remember: all what doc can do, drug or surgery, is working with ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
24 years experience Urology
Extended course : Sometimes an extended course of antibiotics may be necessary. At the same time, i usually recommend an anti inflammatory. Bladder irrirritants lik ... Read More
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