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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


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Do a lot of people get prostatitis?

Do a lot of people get prostatitis?

Only men: It is very common and can be treated with antibiotics. If you have continuing symptoms or concerns you may need to see a urologist. ...Read more

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What increases my risk for prostatitis? Not enough or too much sex?

What increases my risk for prostatitis? Not enough or too much sex?

Perhaps: Prostate and seminal vesicle congestion is irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...Read more

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Do u get joints pain if u have prostatitis?

Do u get joints pain if u have prostatitis?

Generally not: Prostatitis can cause referred pain to the testes, perineum or even the sacral region of the back but joint pain is not typical. Get checked out by a physician if joint pain persists. ...Read more

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Can a man have sex if he has prostatitis or epididymistis?

Prostatitis: Generally speaking, prostatitis is not contagious. It is possible that an std organism is causing the infection though. Ejaculation can speed the recovery from prostatitis sometimes. Epididymitis is not contagious. ...Read more

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