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Is there a difference between prostatitis and prostatorrhea

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
Urology 15 years experience
Yes: Prostatorrhea is an abnormal discharge from the prostate which may be seen during prostatitis. Prostatitis simply means inflammation of the prostate ... Read More
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See below : Prostatorrhea is the discharge of prostate fluid from the penis. Most often asymptomatic and a normal physiological discharge occurring in younger men... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Prostatitis is one of the most misused and even abused medical Dx, and theoretically it denotes inflammatory change inside prostate but clinically mos... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
Yes: Prostatitis affects the prostate gland, a pelvic organ responsible for semen production. Urethritis affects the urethra. Bacteria causing the 2 diff... Read More
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Prostatitis : The prostate is a discrete anatomical organ, as distinguished from the urethra. Generally speaking, although simultaneous infections can occur in bot... Read More
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 16 years experience
Anatomic.: Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate, usually due to infection. Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, the outlet to the bladder. The diffe... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 22 years experience
Infx: Both infections, one in prostate one in urethra, can have both.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Pyelonephritis (... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
Urology 30 years experience
PROSTATITIS: You can have chronic bacterial or non bacterial.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Nope, no difference: Distinguishing prostatitis from other causes of similar symptoms (e.g., urinary urgency, bladder discomfort, testicular or low abdominal pain, etc) is... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 48 years experience
Below are some diffe: BPH Slow stream, hesitant stream, nocturia , maybe urgent urination, intermittent stream OAB Urgency, frequency, urge incontimence PROSTATITIS Burning... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Prostatitis: See a urologist. Prostate is not an organ which is penetrated effectively by most antibiotics, so the choice of drugs will limit their efficacy. You... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Prostatitis can cause swelling of prostate and urinary obstruction.

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