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A 23-year-old male asked:

How can one have a bacterial prostatitis if they have never had a uti, sti or engage in high risk sexual acts(i.e. anal sex)?

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Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
You do not necessarily every have to have had these.
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 34 years experience
You dont develop prostatitis just from STD you can get it without having them. 'Why' -is difficult to answer as we can get any condition at any time without necessarily a predisposing cause.

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Last updated Jun 1, 2021

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