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

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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Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a 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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Difference b/w Prostate Congestion and Prostatitis Problem? Is both can cause Urine Retention and Treatment for Both for male of 27 Years?Thank Doctor

Difference b/w Prostate Congestion and Prostatitis Problem? Is both can cause Urine Retention and Treatment for Both for male of 27 Years?Thank Doctor

Presumptive diagnosi: Prostatitis is a common diagnosis in many young mails. Prostate Congestion is a vaguely defined term used to describe a suspect diagnosis of Prostatitis( when the doctor is not sure about it. As it is difficult to pin down the diagnosis, doctors often treat it as an infection but it is often hard to prove infection of the prostate. You Need to find a good medical doctor for long term follow up. ...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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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?

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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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

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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