A 22-year-old male asked:
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for prostatitis i have taken 6 weeks of trimethoprim with not much improvements, should i change to ciprofloxacin?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Chronic: prostatitis can be a difficult problem. Get to a urologist for specialist opinion. Sometimes antibiotics alone cannot control the problem.
Answered on Oct 30, 2017

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