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Could chronic non bacterial prostatitis cause a prostate to swell?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes it could: Inflammation causes swelling.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What are some ways to deal with chronic non-bacterial prostatitis?

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Dr. Robert Bennett
Urology 30 years experience
PROSTATITIS: There are several dietary restrictions that can help along with pelvic floor rehab in some cases. Some prostate meds can help with acute flares.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Why is chronic non-bacterial prostatitis hard to cure?

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Dr. James Lin
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Unknow?: Remember: behind what we know always hides a lot of what we still don't know chronic non-bacterial prostatitis is a diagnosis of exclusion. The above fact and notion applies to it also. In management, to a sense, we handle its related symptoms including irritative or obstructive voiding symptoms or local discomfort with medications, reassurance, adjusting expectation... See expert as needed.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Can chronic non-bacterial prostatitis be cured?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: This diagnosis is a potpourri of various still unknown prostate-related disorders. Thus far, some mystery surrounding it is still in the cloud, its reasonable care options are available ranging from taking alpha-blocker, pelvic floor muscle exercise, possible drug use for pelvis nerve (pudental) neuropathy or even nerve block, etc. In short, it's manageable but not necessarily curable. More? Ask.

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