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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 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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Are there many types of prostatitis?

Prostatitis: Types are: acute bacterial, chronic bacterial, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, & asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis. ...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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Is there a way to prevent prostatitis?

Is there a way to prevent prostatitis?

Yes: Diets rich in antioxidants, fresh fruits and vegetables and a supplement called queceretin have all been shown to be good for prostate health. In addition, good urination habits, not holding urine, drinking plenty of water during the daytime are also good strategies. ...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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Is there a test for prostatitis?

Yes: It depends as there are 4 types of prostatitis. History, symptoms, & urine culture will identify type's 1 & 2 as these are associated with bacterial infection. Urine obtained pre and post prostate massage will help identify types 3 & 4, but the distinction is less important as the managemen of both types 3 and 4 overlap. ...Read more

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Is acute prostatitis contagious?

Is acute prostatitis contagious?

NOT contagious: In general most urine/bladder infections are not contagious in men or women. The prostate is located near the bladder in men. However, epididymitis can be caused by an std --so it is important to have an exact diagnosis
more info: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/prostatitis/ds00341. ...Read more

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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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Does masturbation cause prostatitis?

No: No, masturbation may actually help with prostatitis. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, dallas, texas. ...Read more

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Does drinking soda cause prostatitis?

Does drinking soda cause prostatitis?

No: No but the caffeine in these beverages can in some cases bladder and prostate irritation especially if taken in large quantities. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas. ...Read more

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Does amoxicillin work for prostatitis?

Does amoxicillin work for prostatitis?

It can: Prostatitis is best treated with an antibiotic which penetrates well into this gland. They are trimethoprim/sulfa (septra/bactrim), quinolones (cipro/levoquin) and chloramphenicol. If the infecting organism is susceptible to t/s or a quinolone these would be the best choice. If for example the infecting organism is an enterococcus, resistant to those antibiotics, Amoxicillin would be the choice. ...Read more

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Does prostatitis affect male fertility?

Does prostatitis affect male fertility?

Prostatitis: Generally no effect on fertility since sperm are made in the testes. It is remotely possible if the storage site for semen (seminal vesicles) are scarred from inflammation. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for prostatitis?

Here are some...: Before starting Rx, one has to correctly diagnose the underlying causes for prostatitis so to define if from bacterial infection, non-bacterial inflammation, or regional neuromuscular disorders, etc. So, follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you gain much insight on how to work closely with Doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more

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Does prostatitis normally cause back pain?

Can do: You can have low back pain with prostatitis. However you will likely hanve other symtoms as well, such as burning on urination, or urinary hesitancy. ...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?

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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Can prostatitis cause infertility in males?

Can prostatitis cause infertility in males?

Prostatitis: Whiles acute prostatitis may cause white blood cells to appear in the semen analysis, it rarely is a significant contributor to male infertility. ...Read more

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What treatments have worked for prostatitis?

Proststitis: Antibiotics are the standard of care for prostatitis. Other treatments include anti inflammatory agents fluids sitz baths ...Read more

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Are there lab tests to diagnose prostatitis?

Are there lab tests to diagnose prostatitis?

Somewhat: There's no *absolute* test, but the diagnosis is supported by an abnormal urinalysis, irritative urinary symptoms, and a rectal exam with a tender prostate. ...Read more

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Can I have acdf surgery if I have prostatitis?

Can I have acdf surgery if I have prostatitis?

Depends: If the prostate inflammation is associated with active infection, then elective surgery is not recommended, until active infection is treated. But discuss with your spine surgeon and urologist. At times your spine surgeon may discuss with your urologist, or primary care doctor, or infections disease doctor to make a final decision as to when best to schedule your elective surgery. ...Read more

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Can there be any cure for chronic prostatitis?

Can there be any cure for chronic prostatitis?

Chronic Rx!: Usually a chronic course of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Metronidazole will help. However, there is mounting evidence that in some ways it may be an autoimmune disease, ie. A reaction to bacterial debris left in the prostate after repeat infection! Prevention is always key. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy to treat prostatitis?

Please get an exam: From your doc to make sure that's what you have. He/she can then treat you. True prosatatis is an infectection/inflammation of the prostate, different from enlarged prostate that older men get so over the counter saw palmetto is not likely to help. Careful of prostate massage because it may spread the infection, if there. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does flomax (tamsulosin) help cure prostatitis?

Does flomax (tamsulosin) help cure prostatitis?

NoDoeNotCure: No it only helps with the symptoms of prostatitis.Urinary frequency, urgency and difficulty urinating. It may improve disruptive and irritating symptoms. In chronic recurrent prostatitis it may reduce the risk of recurrence ...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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Is prostatitis usually treated with antibiotics?

Is prostatitis usually treated with antibiotics?

Yes: The mainstay of treatment is antibiotics for several weeks and anti-inflmmatory medications such as advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or motrin. ...Read more

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Can a cystoscope detect urethritis or prostatitis?

Probably not..., but: If done at right time, cystoscopy may evidence mucosal inflmmation to suggest urethritis or prostatitis. But, most of times, both can be diagnosed with good history, physical finding, urinalysis, and others as needed. And cystoscopy is only needed for protracted cases to rule out stricture. To detail both, go to see urologist timely.

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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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