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Can a bladder infection in a woman lead to a man getting prostatitis, or the reverse?

Can a bladder infection in a woman lead to a man getting prostatitis, or the reverse?

Not as a rule: Though the types of bacteria that cause utis in women and prostatitis in men are similar, this is generally not possible. However, some men will develop prostate infections related to stis like chlamydia or gonorrhea, and vice versa for women who might have urethral infections. Safer sex practices and regular STI testing is always important. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Does dehydration lead to bladder infections and prostatitis?

Does dehydration lead to bladder infections and prostatitis?

Possibly: It definitely can lead to bladder infections. If urine stays in the bladder for too long, bacteria can start to grow. It is better to keep urine flowing through the system to keep bacteria levels down. Most people should urinate at least 4 times per day. If your urine is dark yellow, or brown, that is not good. ...Read more

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Pain in bladder when pressing on lower stomach can this be prostatitis which was diagnosed with or something else?

Pain in bladder when pressing on lower stomach can this be prostatitis which was diagnosed with or something else?

No: Why do you press on your bladder? If your bladder is full of urine it will be uncomfortable when you do that. Try emptying your bladder then there is no need to press there.I assume you were given the appropriate antibiotic for your prostatitis.Good luck. ...Read more

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Have Prostatitis.Even Bladder is Full DONT FEEL URGE to go toilet,just feel pain type in pelvis,then go toilet void large amount of urine,What happen?

Have Prostatitis.Even Bladder is Full DONT FEEL URGE to go toilet,just feel pain type in pelvis,then go toilet void large amount of urine,What happen?

Infection or: your prostate will cause urinary urgency and frequency: you will need an examination a a 10 day course of antibiotics ...Read more

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I get up 3 times a night to pee, mild frequency throughout the day, no pain on ejaculation or in bladder. Diagnosed with prostatitis, could it be ic?

I get up 3 times a night to pee, mild frequency throughout the day, no pain on ejaculation or in bladder. Diagnosed with prostatitis, could it be ic?

Not sure what you: Mean by ic . I would advise you to follow up with your doc and discuss you concern with him/her . I assume you have basic lab done including urinalysis to exclude urinary tract infection and see if there is sugar in the urine or see specific gravity . Good luck. ...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