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Could having a prostate infection make my blood counts go up?

Could having a prostate infection make my blood counts go up?

Yes: Our white blood cells are good markers for infection and inflammation. If the prostate has an infection, absolutely, your white blood cell count is likely to go up. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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My age is 32 yrs old I have found a blood in my semen and iam diagnos with prostate infection should be i aware of having a cancer?

My age is 32 yrs old I have found a blood in my semen and iam diagnos with prostate infection should be i aware of having a cancer?

Hematospermia: Hematospermia (blood in th semen) is almost always from a benign cause such as inflammation or infection in the prostate or seminal vesicles. If symptoms persist, after treatment, discuss with a urologist. ...Read more

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Could a prostate infection make it very painful for me to ejaculate?

Could a prostate infection make it very painful for me to ejaculate?

Yes: A urologist's evaluation can help figure out why a person has pain with ejaculation. The cause can be a prostate problem (such as infection or worse), or a problem with another part of the male organs. The person can bring a calendar "diary" to the urologist, with information showing when he had ejaculations, when the pain occurred, when the pain did not occur, etc... ...Read more

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I am experiencing dull rectal pain just this. Like burning almost. What most likely could it be. Just prostate infection? Or something more serious?

You could see doc: I am sorry to hear about this. But I would suggest you see your doctor regarding this burning pain. Especially if you have a family history of rectal disease or inflammatory bowel disease. But even if you don't have a family history you should still see your doctor for this burning pain. ...Read more

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Could not wearing underwear help me cure my prostate infection?

Could not wearing underwear help me cure my prostate infection?

No: Underwear use has nothing to do with prostate infections. Patricio gargollo, md pediatric urology, dallas texas. ...Read more

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Been on doxycline almost 30 days for prostate infection, I don't feel any better. How long does take for medicine to kick in?

Talk with doctor: You should have felt at least somewhat better in a week or two. Talk to your doctor about trying other antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or other treatment. ...Read more

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I'm having nocturnal emissions around 15 times in a month and thesemen iis clear.does it indicates Ihave prostate infection?no other symptoms at all.

I'm having nocturnal emissions  around 15 times in a month and thesemen iis clear.does it indicates Ihave prostate infection?no other symptoms at all.

Seminal emmission: Emmission of clear fluid while you sleep is normal. This fluid are from the bulbourethral glands that nuetralize urinary acid and Is common when you are having exciting dreams! ...Read more

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How can I treat prostate infection?

How can I treat prostate infection?

Prostate infections: are hard to diagnose and hard to treat. Often they require a longer course of Quinolone antibiotics such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin) ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. James Kuan
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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