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what is cystitis in men

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jorge Barrero
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Especially if this a recurrent infection, the underlying issue needs to be determined. Any urine infection in a male is by definition complicated and ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Just a term of...: Cystitis is just a medical term to describe some inflammatory changes in the bladder, usually on its mucosal lining. Its cause may include: bacterial ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
It can: The typical symptoms of cystitis (inflammation of the bladder) are urinary urgency, frequency, burning with urination, and lower abdominal/bladder dis ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Austin
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cystitis: Urination after intercourse reduces the risk of female cystitis.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
61 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Depends: If the cystitis is associated with urethritis which is common (does it burn when you urinate?) Then lay off for a while.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marquardt
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bladder irritation: Interstitial cystitis is an inflammation of the inner lining of the bladder wall, causing symptoms of spasm, urge to urinate and feeling of pain when ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. William Byars
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It's possible, although garden variety urinary tract infections in women are caused by normal skin bacteria from the genital area. These do not normal ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Probably not...: Your described specifics and relevance of unilateral pain in groin and sac seems more pointing to possible disorders of nearby muscles, joints, or ner ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Not really: The only role a male has in female cystitis is by the mechanical aspect of sexual intercourse or possibly cunnilingus. He is not transmitting the org ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotics: Cystitis commonly means bladder inflammation. If due to urine infection treatment is antibiotics. Interstitial cystitis is rare and considered auto ... Read More
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