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I'm a virgin male & recently diagnosed by prostato-cystitis (bacterial prostatitis). Had UTI 2 years ago but was cleared.Is prostato-cystitis curable?

I'm a virgin male & recently diagnosed by prostato-cystitis (bacterial prostatitis). Had UTI 2 years ago but was cleared.Is prostato-cystitis curable?

Usually: Congratulatins on clean living. It is a wonderful gift to yourself and perhaps your future partner. Antibiotics may clear the infection up. Or you may have pain by no infection at all -- a stool softener and/or more frequent elaculation may help. Best wishes. ...Read more

Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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Can oxybutinin be used to treat non bacterial prostatitis/interstitial cystitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

Can oxybutinin be used to treat non bacterial prostatitis/interstitial cystitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

Yes: Oxybutynin is an antimuscarinic and primarily used for the symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency, and urge incontinence. Though most commonly used as part of the treatment of overactive bladder and neurogenic bladder-related detrusor instability it can be used for any condition or symptom complex with bothersome bladder-related urinary urgency and frequency. It treats the symptom, not the disease. ...Read more

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Hi i think i have chronic prostatitis or interstitial cystitis i have constant urgency through the day (not night) and have all the signs of it?

Hi i think i have chronic prostatitis or interstitial cystitis i have constant urgency through the day (not night) and have all the signs of it?

Urology: I would consult a urologist to have all the testing done and certain diagnosis made. Chronic prostatitis and interstitial cystitis would be treated differently so getting the right diagnosis is important. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of chronic prostatitis among men in their 30's?

Very common: Prostatitis is very common in men in their 30s. Treatment consists of antibiotics daily for 3 to 4 weeks. ...Read more

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What usually causes prostatitis?

What usually causes prostatitis?

Inflammation: There is 4 general catagories of prostatitis: 1. Acute bacterial - caused by infection 2. Chronic bacterial - recurrent bacterial infection 3. Chronic pelvic pain syndrome - may result from chronic nonbacterial prostatitis - most common (inflammation without infection) or prostadynia (symptoms without infection or inflammation) 4. Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis - found on biopsy. ...Read more

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What causes prostatitis in celebite men?

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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How would i go about treating prostatitis?

First see Dr: First, you need to see a dr. And get properly diagnosed, ... Than if with prostatitis, you may require antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medications to start. ...Read more

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What happens if I don't treat my prostatitis?

What happens if I don't treat my prostatitis?

Continued pain: Prostatitis can either be acute (fast onset) or chronic (lasting for weeks/months/years). It is a painful condition that can lead to chronic pelvic pain. It is best to treat acute prostatitis with at least a 3-4 week course of appropriate antibiotics to avoid developing chronic pain. ...Read more

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What is prostatitis and how can it be avoided?

What is prostatitis and how can it be avoided?

Infected prostate!: An infection of the prostate, or an immune reaction to previous infection. Have protected sex, since stds are the most common causes in young males. Unprotected anal sex will invariably cause infection! oral sex can do so as well, albeit less likely. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cystitis ?

What are the symptoms of cystitis ?

Burning,urgency,freq: Dysuria or burning on urination... The need to urinate urgently, urgency... The need to urinate frequently, frequency are the most common signs of a cystitis. If the infection is in the kidney, pain in the flank or back, fever and chills are common. ...Read more

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What are signs, symptoms of cystitis?

What are signs, symptoms of cystitis?

Symptoms: Urinary urgency, frequency, burning on urination, pain and tenderness of the bladder (above the pubic bone), sometimes blood in urine, infrequently fever. ...Read more

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Why is it that i keep getting cystitis?

Why is it that i keep getting cystitis?

Frequent cysitis: People with recurrent uti's need to be evaluated by a urologist (u) to see if they have an obstruction of their urinary outflow tract. A renal ultrasound will be done first. If that does not give the answer of why you have these frequent uti's, other tests will be ordered. Your u can give you the a diagnosis and a treatment plan to resolve your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should i masturbate if I have prostatitis?

Should i masturbate if I have prostatitis?

Sure: It's unlikely to have a major impact on the course of the illness, but it may well make you more comfortable -- even more than usual. I hope you're able to get the infection -- if it is an infection -- under control. ...Read more

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What are the effects and symptoms of cystitis?

What are the effects and symptoms of cystitis?

Burning on urination: Urinary frequency, small volumes voided & strong urge to urinate. Sometimes blood in the urine (hematuria). Fever, especially if the urinary infection has spread from bladder to the kidneys. ...Read more

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Cystitis how to treat?

Cystitis how to treat?

Depends: It depends on whether there is active infection or just chronic inflammation. Start with a urine culture, history and physical exam by your doctor, and go from there. Regardless be sure to hydrate well, minimize caffeine, carbonation and dietary irritants. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Interstitial Cystitis (Definition)

Also called interstitial cystitis, this is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the bladder, ...Read more


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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland (located beneath the bladder in men), making it difficult ...Read more