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How common is prostatitis?

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Dr. Mark Soloway
Urology 53 years experience
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 31-year-old member asked:

How common is recurrent prostatitis?

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Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Somewhat: Is more common if you have multiple sex partners or if you have a low sex drive.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What are the common symptoms of prostatitis?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Prostatitis: Burning with urination, more frequent and/or difficult itinstion, pelvic or rectal pain.

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Last updated Apr 1, 2014

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