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Dr. Al Hegab
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can I get my wife pregnant if I have chronic prostatitis 26 male?

Can I get my wife pregnant if I have chronic prostatitis 26 male?

Yes, you can if. ..: Most likely, you will if the sperms in your semen are adequate in number, concentration, mobility, maturation, etc., both of you are okay in coitus, and she is in appropriate functional & anatomical integration, especially in genital system. Remember: Some 50% of infertility result from female factory; 30%, from male's; 20%, from female's & male's. More? Seek evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more

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Can a bladder infection in a woman lead to a man getting prostatitis, or the reverse?

Can a bladder infection in a woman lead to a man getting prostatitis, or the reverse?

Not as a rule: Though the types of bacteria that cause utis in women and prostatitis in men are similar, this is generally not possible. However, some men will develop prostate infections related to stis like chlamydia or gonorrhea, and vice versa for women who might have urethral infections. Safer sex practices and regular STI testing is always important. ...Read more

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Could having sex with a woman who has a yeast infection have given me prostatitis?

Could having sex with a woman who has a yeast infection have given me prostatitis?

Urethritis: More likely a yeast infection of the urethra. However it can ascend to the prostate. ...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 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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Does drinking lots of water make it less likely that i'll get prostatitis?

Does drinking lots of water make it less likely that i'll get prostatitis?

No: Prostatitis is generally an infection in the prostate gland. Acute prostatitis is initially treated with antibiotics and anti-inflmmatory medications. Drinking lots of water may help you indirectly by generating more urine volume and thereby not allowing possible bacteria to be held in the bladder for a prolonged period of time by causing you to void more frequently. However, one can still get it. ...Read more

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Does chronic prostatitis show up on bloodwork or how does it get detected?

Does chronic prostatitis show up on bloodwork or how does it get detected?

Prostatitis: Can be found by urine culture, prostate exam, and symptoms. Often treated with long course of antibiotics like cipro (ciprofloxacin). ...Read more

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I have prostatitis had it for 10 years taking ciprofloxacin to treat it 1000mg a day any tips on how not to get it again?

I have prostatitis had it for 10 years taking ciprofloxacin to treat it 1000mg a day any tips on how not to get it again?

Here are some. ..: Despite its common use, most cases of prostatitis are not related with bacterial infection so long-term use is usually ineffective. Through decades-long professional dismay, rethinking of this Dx has taken place and evolved dramatically over the past decade; thereby, CPPS (chronic pelvic pain syndrome) has been popularized and multidisciplinary approach has been proposed and some positive effects. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get prostatitis?

Do a lot of people get prostatitis?

Only men: It is very common and can be treated with antibiotics. If you have continuing symptoms or concerns you may need to see a urologist. ...Read more

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Does prostatitis only affect old men?

Not at all: Although it is much more common in older men, any man can get prostatitis. ...Read more

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What kind of medicine is best for a man with chronic prostatitis?

Tough problem: Initial therapy is long term antibiotics (1 month). If still no success one can consider medicine to shrink the prostate (finasteride/dutasteride) or herbal programs w saw palmetto and beta-sitosterol. Anti-inflammatories may help too. ...Read more

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I'm doing research on the subject of celibacy, and would like to know if celibacy causes prostatitis in men like some studies have suggested? Thanks

Very doubtful: It is unlikely that sexual abstinence or celibacy (they aren't the same) causes prostatitis. Several aspects of that theory make no sense at all. Also, defining prostatitis isn't easy -- for example, look up "chronic pelvic pain syndrome" and compare with prostatitis. And of course if you're going serious research on this, you need to use proper scientific resources, not just forums like this! ...Read more

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Do u get joints pain if u have prostatitis?

Do u get joints pain if u have prostatitis?

Generally not: Prostatitis can cause referred pain to the testes, perineum or even the sacral region of the back but joint pain is not typical. Get checked out by a physician if joint pain persists. ...Read more

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Can a man have sex if he has prostatitis or epididymistis?

Prostatitis: Generally speaking, prostatitis is not contagious. It is possible that an std organism is causing the infection though. Ejaculation can speed the recovery from prostatitis sometimes. Epididymitis is not contagious. ...Read more

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I can't get rid of prostatitis? Its about six months old! Prescribed medications not worlking! I'm very upset help me..

Rare: Extremely rare for an 18 yo to have chronic prostatitis. Was it dx'd by prostatic massage or semenanalyses? Courses of antibiotics for chronic prostatitis should be rx'd for no less than 4 weeks, and possibly up to 3 months. If not caused by an infection, you may have prostatodynia. What are your symptoms? Consider zn/nsaids/ sitz baths. See a urologist. ...Read more

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I am28 and was diagnosed the2nd time with prostatitis I was told that having a prostrate infection at that age is unusual how did I get it. Howcan stop?

See answer: Non-bacterial prostatitis is a very common problem especially in younger men (ages 25-45). Underlying causes complex. Not a serious condition as much as it is an annoyance/bother and can in some be a very time-consuming, difficult condition to treat. Stress reduction, dietary modification (avoid caffeine, spicy foods, alcohol), prostate massage, medications used for rx. Recommend see a urologist. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a man to continue to have sex if he has prostatitis?

Is it safe for a man to continue to have sex if he has prostatitis?

It is safe: It is safe to have sex if you have prostatitis but some men have panful ejaculation and it may be uncomfortable and painful for them. ...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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Is there any link between colon or intestine problems and prostatitis in young men?

Is there any link between colon or intestine problems and prostatitis in young men?

Maybe: Some cases of prostatitis may be due to an inflammatory, non-bacterial process resulting in chronic pain. These symptoms may also be seen in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease, peri-rectal disease or proctitis. ...Read more

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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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