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Could prostatitis be making my ejaculations very small?

Could prostatitis be making my ejaculations very small?

Yes: Possibly, by 2 mechanisms 1. A common treatment for prostatitis is an Alpha blocker (like flomax), which can cause retrograde ejaculation and therefore decreased ejaculate 2. Possibly due to swelling associated with the prostatitis, which may cause some blockage of the ejaculatory ducts. ...Read more

Ejaculation (Definition)

Ejaculation occurs with a sexual climax during sex or masturbation or during so called "wet dreams". Pre-cum emission comes from cowper's gland with duct that opens into bulbar or mid- urethra urethra & ? Without warning. Then ejaculation occurs after semen enters urethra from ejaculatory duct, just beyond bladder neck which reflexly contracts followed by ...Read more


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Can prostatitis caused by excessive ejaculation?

Can prostatitis caused by excessive ejaculation?

No .....and Yes: If you are referring to masturbation, then the answer is No. If you are referring to unprotected ejaculations with partner(s) who have a STD (sexually transmitted disease) then the answer is Yes. STD infections can result in prostatitis. Occasionally symptoms that feel like prostatitis (called "prostadynia") can occur without a active infection. A Urologist or Infectious Disease MD can clarify. ...Read more

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Can too much sitting and ejaculation cause prostatitis?

Can too much sitting and ejaculation cause prostatitis?

Prostatitis: Prolonged sitting certainly is a risk factor for prostatitis. Ejaculating can be affected by prostatitis ...Read more

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Will my painful ejaculation from prostatitis go away?

Will my painful ejaculation from prostatitis go away?

Only if treated prop: Yes if treated appropriately with effective antibiotics for the whole course at least28 days, . ...Read more

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I feel pain in perineum after ejaculation. I know its due to prostatitis. I want to know is it okay if I keep ejaculating even if i have prostatitis?

I feel pain in perineum after ejaculation. I know its due to prostatitis. I want to know is it okay if I keep ejaculating even if i have prostatitis?

Ejaculating: Should be fine with minor prostatitis. You are young for prostate inflammation, be sure to see a urologist and let them know you have discomfort with ejaculation, so they can perform a full exam and diagnose your definitive condition. Best wishes. ...Read more

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After a month of alfuzosin, have a feeling of unfinished urination, but full ejaculation. If it can be the sign of prostatitis? What is the next step?

After a month of alfuzosin, have a feeling of unfinished urination, but full ejaculation. If it can be the sign of prostatitis? What is the next step?

Yes.: If you have persistent symptoms after one month of antibiotics, you should consult a urologist. Also, if you have balanitis, this could be early sign of diabetes. ...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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How long should I be on ampicillin work for prostatitis or burning after ejaculation?

How long should I be on 
ampicillin work for prostatitis or burning after ejaculation?

Complex, contact doc: Prostatitis and painful ejaculation are complex. Maybe STD or seminal vesiculitis instead. Most prostatitis isn't bacterial and no antibiotic helps. For known bacterial infection, ampicillin is not a common drug, not active against many urinary bacteria. If you are self treating, stop the drug and get professional care. If under doc's care, contact the office about duration of Rx and next steps. ...Read more

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What do I do if ampicillin does not work for prostatitis or burning after ejaculation?

Different antibiotic: Ampicillin is not a great choice for adult prostatitis though it does work for some. Sometimes a culture helps, sometimes a trial of another antibiotic is reasonable because some bacteria don't show up on routine cultures (and need special media to grow in culture). Treatment for prostatitis can be of several weeks duration to eliminate the infection. See your doc or get a referral to a urologist ...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