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Is prostatitis contagious

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 38 years experience
Prostatitis: Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate. It most often starts as a bacterial infection. The majority of cases are caused by bacteria from you... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
No: Prostatitis is usually a bacterial infection. After treatment, it cannot spread.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mouth bacteria: The oral cavity has one of the one of the greatest number of disease producing bacteria(pathogenic) of anywhere outside of the anal canal. Yes, it is ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Pelvic pain?: Prostatitis is not due to any STD, and oral sex is not known to cause prostatitis. Those events probably are unrelated. Or maybe you have chronic pelv... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 63 years experience
Prostatitis: only 30% of the cases are due to infection .the rest have no known cause and no known cure. Sometimes drugs that reduce prostate size or those that r... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sentef
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Very common: Prostatitis is very common in men in their 30s. Treatment consists of antibiotics daily for 3 to 4 weeks.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Marry: Having prostatitis isn't something that should keep you from getting married.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
Urology 17 years experience
Inflammation: There is 4 general catagories of prostatitis: 1. Acute bacterial - caused by infection 2. Chronic bacterial - recurrent bacterial infection 3. Ch... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Prostatitis: Types are: acute bacterial, chronic bacterial, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, & asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 49 years experience
Perhaps: Prostate and seminal vesicle congestion is irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative eff... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
First see Dr: First, you need to see a dr. And get properly diagnosed, ... Than if with prostatitis, you may require antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medications t... Read More
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