A 21-year-old member asked:
what treatment is right for my prostatitis?
2 doctor answers
Dr. James Kuan answered
21 years experience Urology
Depends: There are different sub-types of prostatitis and for each the treatment varies. Also important to rule out other causes for your symptoms. Speak to a urologist. In general treatments might include: antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, Alpha blockers, physical therapy, chronic pain management, dietary modifications, lifestyle changes, prostate massage.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
Dr. Robert Bennett answered
29 years experience Urology
PROSTATITIS: There are several known causes of prostatitis and many more unknown causes. Diet and stress mgmt are important if a bacterial cause or anatomic cause has been ruled out already, here's a link. www.mayoclinic.com/.../ds00341/dsection=all&method=print.
Answered on Oct 30, 2012
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