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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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Could not taking a bath for a long time have given me prostatitis or some other infection?

Could not taking a bath for a long time have given me prostatitis or some other infection?

Possibly.: Prostatitis, probably not; but other infections are certainly possible. If you are having symptoms that you think might indicate an infection, you should see your doctor. Meanwhile, regular hygiene is important. ...Read more

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I have prostatitis and have been given cipro (ciprofloxacin). Everything I have seen says cipro (ciprofloxacin) has horrible side effects/debilatating. How safe is cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

I have prostatitis and have been given cipro (ciprofloxacin).  Everything I have seen says cipro (ciprofloxacin) has horrible side effects/debilatating.  How safe is cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

It's OK: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has a number of side effects, just like any antibiotic does. It's no worse than others. It's been used for a while for a number of different infections and I use it quite frequently and am yet to see a significant side effect from it. As with any antibiotic, i recommend that you always take a probiotic supplement to prevent diarrhea associated with the use of antibiotic. Take an otc one. ...Read more

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Was given alfuzosin due to tingling & freq urination, don't know iam cured or not.If not, will prostatitis causes long term sexual problem?Im 27 help!

Was given alfuzosin due to tingling & freq urination, don't know iam cured or not.If not, will prostatitis causes long term sexual problem?Im 27 help!

Cured if symptoms go: If symptoms are gone you are probably cured. Why prostatitis? Cultured? Std? Should not affect sex function except as it replaces passion with worry. ...Read more

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21 year old diagnosed with prostatitis after having sti. Given ciprofloaxcin and trimethoprim worked, then failed. What next? Different antibiotic?

21 year old diagnosed with prostatitis after having sti. Given ciprofloaxcin and trimethoprim worked, then failed. What next? Different antibiotic?

STIs or Chlamydia: Nothing you took would treat chlamydia. Who is providing your medical care. They failed to give you effective medication for your infection. ...Read more

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Was given vibramycin (doxycycline) for trouble urinating and right flank pain..doc says prostatitis, are these symptoms and is this right med for my problem?

Was given vibramycin (doxycycline) for trouble urinating and right flank pain..doc says prostatitis, are these symptoms and is this right med for my problem?

Poss no: Prostatitis can cause fever, irritative voiding symptoms, perineal or suprapubic pain and prostatic tenderness on rectal exam. Flank pain makes me think more of kidney pain than prostate, especially when it is only on one side. Unprotected sex can make STDs a possible etiology. All these should be worked up b/c the indicated ab depends on an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

Ambien (Definition)

Zolpidem is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more