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Does nonbacterial prostatitis go away without treatment?

Does nonbacterial prostatitis go away without treatment?

Yes: Yes by avoiding caffeine and consuming a bland non-spicy diet. Avoid stress and try nice long sitz baths. ...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


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What is the best hospital in the world for the treatment of chronic prostatitis nonbacterial ?

What is the best hospital in the world for the treatment of chronic prostatitis nonbacterial ?

None, but ...: Nowadays, information & knowledge on any subject abounds; so does that for "chronic" prostatitis. So, almost everywhere you can find a "best" doctor or hospital to treat it, and it's said: There is no magic in life/medicine; if any, that is, to apply current available knowledge, skill, technology, drugs, common sense, & wisdom at reasonable time in reasonable way to reasonable patients. ...Read more

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What is a prostatitis treatment?

What is a prostatitis treatment?

Depends on cause: It is important to make sure that prostatic is is not infectious in nature. A prostatic massage and culture of prostatic fluid and voided urine after massage can help to define this and antibiotic prescribed. If no infection then anti-inflammatories, sitz baths can be used. It is also important to walk during the day if sitting for long periods. Regular ejaculations can prevent congestion ...Read more

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What treatment is right for my prostatitis?

What treatment is right for my prostatitis?

Depends: There are different sub-types of prostatitis and for each the treatment varies. Also important to rule out other causes for your symptoms. Speak to a urologist. In general treatments might include: antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, Alpha blockers, physical therapy, chronic pain management, dietary modifications, lifestyle changes, prostate massage. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for prostatitis?

What is the best treatment for prostatitis?

Depends on age/cause: There are two types. One is a bacterial infection that needs to be treated with an antibiotic. The other cause is chronic and is treated with several medications-antibiotics, pain medication and medications to relieve symptoms of frequent urination, painful urination and feeling of inadequate emptying of the bladder. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for prostatitis?

What is the best treatment for prostatitis?

Antibiotics: You need antibiotics for this infection of the prostate. ...Read more

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What's the best home treatment for prostatitis?

PROSTATITIS: Several food triggers can flare chronic non-bacterial prostatitis, but this is a diagnosis only confirmed after many other things have been ruled out by a physician. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for prostatitis?

Prostatitis Rx: There are two kinds of prostatitis: acute (usually more severe) and chronic (most common). Chronic prostatitis is generally treated with several weeks (2-6) of antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin or trimethorprim-suflamethoxazole. Acute prostatitis is usually treated in the hospital with intravenous antibiotics because this condition can be associated with bacteria in the blood stream and shock. ...Read more

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What is the best home treatment, if there is one, for prostatitis?

What is the best home treatment, if there is one, for prostatitis?

None available: If you really have acute bacterial prostatitis or a urinary tract infection, eg bladder or kidney, or an std (sexually transmitted disease), there's really no home remedy or treatment to cure you. Sorry. Only prescription antibiotics will do the trick. These infections can go bad quickly, so if you're suspicious, go see your family doc immediately for appropriate evaluation & treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it unusual to have prostatitis for 2 years even with treatment?

Unfortunately no: Chronic proststatitis can continue for many years in spite of treatment, especially chronic non-bacterial prostatitis. Also if infectious prostatic stones are present. Such stones need to be removed, usually by agressive transurethral resection, otherwise infection can not be irradicated. Interstitial cystitis can sometimes be confused with chronic prostatitis. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for chronic prostatitis?

Physical therapy: Depends on the cause. If you are having classic non-infected chronic prostatitis, believe it or not, pelvic floor physical therapy works wonders. I have had excellent results with my patients and almost all have an improvement in pain and symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for aseptic prostatitis?

What is the treatment for aseptic prostatitis?

Here are some...: ... which may include: understand the features of aseptic prostatitis; behavioral modification to eliminate bladder irritant-containing beverages/foods; judicious use of alpha-blocker; physical therapy for pelvic floor muscle;... More on voiding trouble in men? To articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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My prostatitis has gone following treatment. Is it likely to come back?

My prostatitis has gone following treatment. Is it likely to come back?

Hard to say...: But don't borrow trouble worrying about it. An issue with prostatitis are the annoying urinary symptoms, but also the psa issues. This is more an issue after seed implans than external beam in my experience. Usually when these flare up, and then subside they do not come back, but medicine is not that predictable! ...Read more

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Had someone used prosta-q in the treatment of chronic prostatitis and what was the outcome?

Had someone used prosta-q in the treatment of chronic prostatitis and what was the outcome?

Limited effect...: Its effects will not likely exceed much of placebo effect from any blind-labeled sugar pills; its ingredients are not different from many online products, which usually include saw palmetto, quercetin, minerals like zinc, cranberry, even vitamins, etc. So, you may try and see if affordable. More on how to deal with voiding trouble? Go to http://formefirst.com/TroublingVoiding-Men.html. Best wish.. ...Read more

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How much Levofloxacin 500 mg is useful in the treatment of prostatitis?

How much Levofloxacin 500 mg is useful in the treatment of prostatitis?

Prostate is spongy: If the cause of the prostatitis is bacteria, and the bacteria is sensitive to levofloxacin, things are ok- however, the duration of therapy will be longer than2 weeks since the spongy nature of the prostrate allows bacteria to hide out and evade killing. ...Read more

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Have you heard of an effective treatment for non bacterial prostatitis?

Have you heard of an effective treatment for non bacterial prostatitis?

Alpha-adrenergics: Medications called alpha-adrenergic blockers help relax the muscles of the prostate gland. They include: •alfuzosin (uroxatral) •doxazosin (cardura) •silodosin (rapaflo) •tamsulosin (flomax) •terazosin (hytrin) it usually takes about 6 weeks before these medicines start working. Many people do not get relief from these medicines. Aspirin, ibuprofen, and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. ...Read more

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Been treated for prostatitis with ciprofloxacin for 2w, but my symptoms came back after 1 week after ending the treatment. How long should I take it?

Extended course : Sometimes an extended course of antibiotics may be necessary. At the same time, i usually recommend an anti inflammatory. Bladder irrirritants like caffeine and spicy foods should be avoided as well. ...Read more

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I have prostatitis ( bacterial). I am taking an anitibiotic course. Can i ejaculate during this treatment?

I have prostatitis ( bacterial). I am taking an anitibiotic course. Can i ejaculate during this treatment?

Prostatitis: Most cases of prostatitis are not bacterial infection. Even if yours is bacterial, one of the major recommendations in treatment is frequent ejaculation, which helps to clear the prostate of any obstructions. Hope this gets better soon. ...Read more

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