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Radiation prostatitis

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology 17 years experience
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
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology 34 years experience
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
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
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 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
From what you've described it sounds like your urologist is managing this situation well and a second cystoscopy is warranted. Radiation to the prost... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sentef
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Very common: Prostatitis is very common in men in their 30s. Treatment consists of antibiotics daily for 3 to 4 weeks.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Marry: Having prostatitis isn't something that should keep you from getting married.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
Urology 16 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Prostatitis: Types are: acute bacterial, chronic bacterial, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, & asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely: Prostatitis is usually very symptomatic.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 42 years experience
Unclear: There is not enough space here to discuss chronic prostatitis. It may be bacterial (5%) or nonbacterial. The nonbacterial form is difficult to treat e... Read More
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