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Is there any link between colon or intestine problems and prostatitis in young men?

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Dr. Matthew Thom
Urology 15 years experience
Maybe: Some cases of prostatitis may be due to an inflammatory, non-bacterial process resulting in chronic pain. These symptoms may also be seen in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease, peri-rectal disease or proctitis.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: There is a disorder previously known as Reiter's syndrome that can cause these issues you describe.

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