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prostatitis from oral sex. all std tests negative. did the oral sex cause this. did ngu cause prostatitis? 1 month cipro (ciprofloxacin) didnt cure. perennial ache

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
CPPS?: Your second question. Oral sex doesn't cause prostatitis. Even if it started with NGU, no help w/ cipro (ciprofloxacin) is strong evidence you have no infection now. I'm betting on chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS), sometimes called non-bacterial prostatitis but perhaps not really involving the prostate. Google it, read the excellent Wikipedia entry. You'll probably see a lot in common w/ your symptoms.
Answered on Apr 14, 2018
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Also look for the excellent info available from the Stanford Univ. Dept of Urology -- should be near the top of the google hit list. CPPS is uncomfortable but harmless, and you should not have further antibiotics. You should resume sex with regular partner, if you have one; it won't hurt and might help your symptoms, will not put partner at risk for any STD. See urologist or GUM clinic to confirm.
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