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And how do you end prostatitis pain?

And how do you end prostatitis pain?

Varies by case: 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. ...Read more

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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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What do you do if you have a severe flare up of pain from chronic epididymitis and cannot get ahold of your urologist?

What do you do if you have a severe flare up of pain from chronic epididymitis and cannot get ahold of your urologist?

Go to ER: If having a severe flare up of pain, you need to be seen. You can go to your er and also have them contact the doctor on call for your urologist. The pain may or may not be related to your previous complaint -- and there are some very urgent other causes for testicular pain. Be safe. ...Read more

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What can I do to end my prostatitis?

What can I do to end my prostatitis?

Antibiotics: Depends on age and the likelyhood of specific organisms. Antimicrobial therapy is usually needed; prostatic massage can only help, not cure. Unfortunately chronic prostatitis has an autoimmune component and symptoms can persist for a long time. If antimicrobial therapy is used, it may take up to two months to eradicate offewnding organisms. ...Read more

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How do I know if the pain is bad enough to need pain management?

When pain unbearable: When the pain interferes with your daily routine (social, work, home, sleep), and simple measures (exercise, physical therapy, medication) are not giving enough relief. If that is your situation, discuss the problem with your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Im having severe pain in gall bladder area... severe.... do I need to go to the emergency room? And what do I do to ease the pain?

Yes , you have to go: ER now , any severe unexplained pain need immediate medical attention , some conditions may l need intervention (surgery ) ER is the best place as trained specialist the ER physician is available and 24 hrs a day , with facility to do required tests . so go to ER now ...Read more

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What to do if I have a really low pain tolerance. How can I cope with the pain of labor?

What to do if I have a really low pain tolerance. How can I cope with the pain of labor?

Many ways: First, remember the fantastic reward at the end - that gorgeous new baby. All kidding aside, try meditation with mental images of that special place, a sunrise, a great moment in your life. Then ask for pain medication and/or an epidural. In this day and age there is no reason to feel uncomfortable during labor. ...Read more

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What do you do for chronic back pain day to day?

What do you do for chronic back pain day to day?

Exercise: The most important aspect of treating and preventing back pain is staying active and healthy. Getting involved with a good pt program to get started and then sticking to a regimen on a daily basis on your own is always beneficial. Try to work on core strengthening. Weight loss is often helpful as well for patients that are overweight. ...Read more

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What does it mean abnormal signal within the right side of the cord c4-5 I have lots of pain and burning back pain for a very long time can't get any help from my doctor, what do I do please help if you can thank you

When : When the spinal cord appears more white on t2 sequence MRI this is called abnormal signal change. There are many causes of abnormal signal change from swelling and/or damage from compression of the spinal cord, multiple sclerosis, tumor, stroke, inflammation/infection, etc. I would recommend seeing a neurosurgeon and/or neurologist to determine cause and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What do I need to do about a UTI from home how do I relieve the pain

Hello. : Hello. I really don't know a good way to reduce your pain without treating the cause. If there is bacteria in the urine, it is usually treated with antibiotics. The pain is usually treated with a medication that will decrease the smooth muscle spasm. If you are a woman ad vaginal discharges are increasing the symptoms, this would be treated as well. It is one thing to try to prevent urinary tract infections, but i don't know of a home remedy for the associated pain. By the way, if you are a male and you have a uti, it is imperative that you get treatment. ...Read more

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How long would ovulation pain last and what can I do to relieve the pain?

Ibuprofen: If not allergic, or contraindicated usually Ibuprofen 600 mg three times per day is beneficial. ...Read more

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Am single I suffer urgency to go to toilet is it relates to prostate inflammation? I feel burn urine all time and when stool pain and burn Please help

Am single
I suffer urgency to go to toilet is it relates to prostate inflammation?
I feel burn urine all time and when stool pain and burn
Please help

Possible infection: I don't know your age, but your symptoms suggest urinary tract infection, which may or may not be due to a prostate condition. It is important to get this evaluated and treated as soon as possible to prevent long-term damage to your bladder, prostate and kidneys, or worse. ...Read more

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Do kidney stones hurt worse when moving or coming out? And usually how long do they take to pass please help thank you

Here are some...: Almost all urinary stones start off at the tips of calyceal papillae of kidneys where they attach with no Sx-pain. If they detach, drop, & move into ureter with urine, then resulting in wide range of pain reflecting various degree of ureteral spam & obstruction. A <4-mm stone, on average, will pass through ureter into bladder in 2 weeks for some 75-85% of cases. More? Ask urologist... ...Read more

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I have chronic prostatitis at age 26 how in the world did this happen and what to do besides take my flomax (tamsulosin)?

I have chronic prostatitis at age 26 how in the world did this happen and what to do besides take my flomax (tamsulosin)?

You are not: The only one, it is more common than you think. You need to take plenty of fluids, take hot baths to your waist, exercise moderately, avoid sitting or standing for long time in one place. You might also need antibiotics. Go see a urologist for more details. ...Read more

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Have Chronic calcified pancreatitis As the pancreas is dying what symptoms will I have & at what point should I seek help. What do I need to watch for?

Have Chronic calcified pancreatitis As the pancreas is dying what symptoms will I have & at what point should I seek help. What do I need to watch for?

Maldigestion: This is a serious condition that needs attention. Your pancreas is losing its ability to produce digestive enzymes and this leads to bad digestion, diarrhea and weight loss. It also causes diabetes due to lack of insulin production. You will need to see your doctor ...Read more

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I have right sided back/flank pain. How do I know when to go to the doctor for possible kidney infection or to wait it out?

I have right sided back/flank pain. How do I know when to go to the doctor for possible kidney infection or to wait it out?

See below: In general, i would recommend that you see your doctor about this type of pain if it persists for more than a few days, is associated with nausea/vomiting, is accompanied by fever, or if the pain is severe despite over-the-counter pain killers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. ...Read more

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How do you handle the pain and discomfort of chemo?

Pain from chemo?myth: When patients say they are fearful of pain from chemotherapy, they are generally misinformed by others. Chemo is medicine taken by injection or as pills. Just like any other medicine, there is no pain, other than when needle goes into the vein which is momentary only. So do not worry about it. let your oncologist and his/her staff teach you all that is expected, pain is not an expectation. ...Read more