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Is it possible to have a bacterial prostatitis with a normal urine culture test. symptoms: urinary frequency, urination not till the end.

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Prostate infection: Yes. Your prostate being swollen inflamed and/or infected can be completely separate from the urine and thus urine tests can be negative. You may need antibiotics. But, home remedy is to empty your prostate frequently this week with ejaculation and perhaps start an herb known as saw palmetto. If this is going to work you will know within seven days.

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Last updated Apr 12, 2013

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