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Prostatitis flare up

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Wait: PSA test is of limited use as a screening test for cancer. If you have other prostate issues, it is even less useful. You need to discuss the matter w... Read More

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Yes: If you repeatedly take most any antibiotic, you can develop some resistance to its effect.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Since Tussionex contains chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, and hydrocodone, a narcotics, it may exaggerate voiding symptoms from prostate urethral r... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Chronic prostatitis: Can sometimes be difficult to control with one or two courses of treatment, better see your urologist again or seek a second opinion, it's your right,... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
Urology 9 years experience
Prostatitis: Although adequate fluid intake is important, more important is avoiding irritating substances, cola drinks, lot of caffeine and spicy foods. Maintain ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
Urologic Oncology 26 years experience
See answer: Prostatitis can mean many things, and i suspect in your case there may be reason to consider an alternative explanation for your symptoms. Many men h... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyong Chong
Cardiology 16 years experience
Risks and benefits: All medications have risks and benefits. Bactrim is a medication like Levaquin. In general, medications are in our body (eg. Liver or kidneys) which m... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: The scarring would be the result of the flares, not the cause.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Unclear: Although there is no consensus on the cause of bacterial prostatitis many believe it is caused by the lymphatic spread of bacteria from the intestines... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Soloway
Urology 53 years experience
Very: Most cases of so called prostatitis is not a true bacterial infection. Antibiotics rarely help. It is a symptom complex of burning and perineal pain.

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