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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Prostatitis: Diagnosis will be based on symptoms and physical exam and possibly midstream urine culture.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: If you have persistent symptoms after one month of antibiotics, you should consult a urologist. Also, if you have balanitis, this could be early sign ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
18 years experience Urology
Not necessarily: Hematospermia (blood in semen) is almost always benign. It can represent prostatitis but also may not reflect anything at all.
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Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood in semen: Blood in semen can come from either epididymis or prostate infection or even a localized urethral infection. See your healthcare provider for an exa ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Prostatitis: Yes, of course. It is always a good idea to get the fluid out of the infected prostate gland.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Confused.: If you do not have symptoms of prostatitis i can assure you that you do not likely have prostatitis. In your age group prostatitis is most likely cau ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Urology: I would consult a urologist to have all the testing done and certain diagnosis made. Chronic prostatitis and interstitial cystitis would be treated d ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Not Cancer!: Cancer of prostate does not occur under 30 years of age. So, I suspect your symptoms are due to Chronoic prostatitis which has little if anything to d ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Soloway
53 years experience Urology
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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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Multiple ways: Warm sitz baths, antibiotics, frequent ejaculation, gentle massage, Alpha blockers, and some research is being done on use of microwave devices and pl ... Read More
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