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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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