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radiation prostatitis

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possibly: I'm not sure exactly what you are referring to by radiation prostatitis but if you are referring to increased urinary urgency and frequency then yes t ... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
33 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: Radiation can irritate the linings of the bladder and urethra which runs through the prostate. It can be treated easily with medication as any other ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Or 'proctitis'?: Medical words are confusing! the "itis" suffix means inflammation or irritation. The prostate itself can swell and irritate from radiotherapy, and the ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sentef
39 years experience Family Medicine
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
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
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
15 years experience Urology
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 Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
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
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
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
30 years experience Family Medicine
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely: Prostatitis is usually very symptomatic.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
Continued pain: Prostatitis can either be acute (fast onset) or chronic (lasting for weeks/months/years). It is a painful condition that can lead to chronic pelvic p ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Infected prostate!: An infection of the prostate, or an immune reaction to previous infection. Have protected sex, since stds are the most common causes in young males. U ... Read More

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