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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. Al Hegab
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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

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How long does a prostate infection take to go away, including symptoms?

How long does a prostate infection take to go away, including symptoms?

Prostate infections: Prostate infections come in 2 forms: acute (with high fever, shaking chills, generalized weakness and perineal pain) and chronic. The chronic form is the most common; it tends to recur once or twice a year. When you treat a flare-up, symptoms usually improve within 2-3 days, but are not completely gone for about 2 weeks. Many doctors treat with antibiotics for 4-6 weeks per flare. ...Read more

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My husband has a prostate infection. Is there anything I can do to help him?

Avoid spicy food: Prepare bland food. Avoid spicy or fried foods. Be supportive. ...Read more

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How do get to know I realy have prostate infection.I mean are there any tests which can correctly inform me about the infection?

How do get to know I realy have prostate infection.I mean are there any tests which can correctly inform me about the infection?

No single test: Prostatitis is a diagnosis that is most accurately made based on symptoms(like painful urination, frequent urination, difficulty urinating, scrotal/anal/low abdomen/low back pain), exam findings including a rectal exam to assess the prostate and urine testings. ...Read more

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Could a teen can have prostate infection or bladder infection?

Could a teen can have prostate infection or bladder infection?

Teen and prostatitis: In men, poor emptying of the bladder is often due to an enlarged prostate, called benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). Because BPH commonly develops as men age, bladder infections occur more frequently in men over the age of 50. A teenager should not be expected to have a large prostate. Other causes are multiple sex partners without using a condom, kidney stones, among others. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a prostate infection or a bladder infection?

How can I tell if I have a prostate infection or a bladder infection?

Examination: To determine where the infection is and what type, an office evaluation and clinical history are important. In addition, adjunctive testing such as urinalysis and blood tests are important. ...Read more

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Without any medical treatment, how long could a prostate infection last?

Depends: If it is a true bacterial prostate infection it will be hard to clear without antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to know if I have another prostate infection, where urine culture was negative?

How to know if I have another prostate infection, where urine culture was negative?

Here are some ...: The real bacterial infection in the prostate is not common although many men have been told they have prostatitis.In fact, more than 80% of prostatitis is non-bacterial. With these in mind, you would be more able to ask and talk with Doc in a more sensible way so to deduce more reasonable Rx / care. To take a glimpse, to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_prostatitis/chronic_pelvic_pain_syndrome ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have another prostate infection even if my urine culture was negative?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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I need help! How do I know if I have another prostate infection even if my urine culture was negative?

Here are some...: Known to us, most of patients labelled with prostatitis are not related with bacterial infection and their urinalysis may be normal so the urine culture is (-). Largely, detailed history and physical exam are the keys to suspect "prostatitis". How to get to the core of puzzle and confusion has not to be hard by following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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)

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