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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)

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a 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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My legs hurt really bad and feel week after I stopped taking a 2 week dose of cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500x2 for prostatitis. Should I be worried?

My legs hurt really bad and feel week after I stopped taking a 2 week dose of cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500x2 for prostatitis. Should I be worried?

Internal Medicine: You need to see a board certified specialist in Internal Medicine with an interest in diagnosis. Ciprofloxacin and Levofloxisin have been known to produce Achilles tendonitis, muscle pain and weakness in the lower extremities and it is suspected it is interference with magnesium metabolism at the neuromuscular junction. This can occur even weeks or months after treatment. ...Read more

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DX with prostatitis. 4 wks cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 2x day. Course finished but still have symptoms. All std tests negative. Urethral swab <5 wbc. Other causes?

DX with prostatitis. 4 wks cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 2x day. Course finished but still have symptoms. All std tests negative. Urethral swab <5 wbc. Other causes?

Chronic pelvic pain?: Most prostatitis is not due to known infection. Antibiotics usually are tried, but often make no difference, as you have found. Specific tests can be done to determine if your prostatitis is due to bacteria, in which case a different antibiotic may help. Or maybe you have the chronic pelvic pain syndrome, similar symptoms as prostatitis (google it). See a urologist or GUM specialist. ...Read more

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Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.

Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.

24 yo men: Do not get prostate cancer. You could have persistent prostatitis. I'm confused about perineal ejacaulate if you do not have perineal urination as well. You need to see a urologist that can examine external genitalia, perineum, rectum and cystourethroscopy. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of chronic prostatitis among men in their 30's?

Very common: Prostatitis is very common in men in their 30s. Treatment consists of antibiotics daily for 3 to 4 weeks. ...Read more