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Is There A Way To Stop Myself From Getting Nonbacterial Prostatitis
No: Polyps are caused by overgrowth of cells lining the colon wall. In most cases this is genetically determined. There is some research that indicates certain substances in foods may stimulate this increased growth rate but cuurently there is no strong compelling evidence of what to avoid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Normal part of life.Get a more detailed answer ›
Maybe: Unfortunately, as men age, their prostates tend to grow usually causing more and more bothersome urinary symptoms. Certain medications (called 5-alpha reducatase inhibitors) used to treat bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms (slow stream, weak stream, incomplete bladder emptying to name a few) can shrink the overall size of the prostate. ...Read more
Not really: Drinking plenty of water, emptying your bladder as soon as you feel you can, and taking cranberry juice (not cocktail) or the cranberry anthocyanin in tablet form are al helpful. If there is a stone in the bladder or kidney, or a structural defect that predisposes to infection, it can usually be addressed nowadays. ...Read more
Sexual Dysfunction : The mainstay of medical treatment for premature ejaculation has been ssri type antidepressants. Paxil (paroxetine) 10-20mg is most often used. It can be taken about an hour before sex or or on a daily basis. It stays in your system for a few days and can have other side effects as a result. In the usa watch for a new drug (dapoxetine) this year. It will be just for premature ejaculation. Already in europe. ...Read more
The only 100%: Effective method is to abstain for sexual involvement. ...Read more
When do men start getting erectile dysfunctions? Is there a way of treating it without medication?
Any age: we most commonly see men start to have erectile issues later in life 55-60+. The most common cause is actually the effect of chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and atherosclerosis. Erectile issues in young men are most often psychogenic ("performance" anxiety), induced by drugs and alcohol, or by medications. A detailed interview and exam would be needed to determine exactly why. ...Read more
Med eval: Seek medical treatment before complications arise.Get a more detailed answer ›
Antivirals.: In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, (zanamivir) flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. Avoid close contact with family members. Don't share utensils. Wash hands well & often. ...Read more
Ayurvedic : Ayurvedic skin treatments and products can often be helpful as they work to achieve balanced skin. ...Read more
Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections or eswt if available in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am being treated for the herpes virus in my eye. Is there a safe way to prevent this from coming back?
Possibly: Prevention for recurrent herpetic infection for the eye has been demonstrated in the herpetic eye disease study (heds) which showed that oral antivirals (acyclovir) at a low dosage for an extended period of time does lower the risk for recurrence significantly. Please see your eye doc or a cornea specialist who will be able to help you with this. Also keeping a strong immune system is important. ...Read more
No: While kegel exercises help you tone the muscles that control the outflow of urine from your bladder, they don't cause you to incompletely empty it. Bladder infections are caused by bacteria in your vagina with its close proximity to your urethra gain entrance into the bladder (for example during intercourse). So one thing you can do is void after sex. Also try taking cranberry extract regularly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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Unlikely: There should be no reason.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Very little relation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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
Prostatitis symptoms gone with 2w cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg, but back right away. 2w cipro (ciprofloxacin) again has much less effect, 4w 250mg remaining. Stop now or keep at it?
I had prostatitis (bacterial) and completed full antibiotic course. I am feeling absolutely fine now. What should I do to stop prostatitis to recur?
Can prostate examination cause prostatitis? I went to a urologist he poke my prostate rigorously. Can i get chronic prostatitis from this procedure?
No: Rectal examination of the prostate will not cause prostatitis. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had bacterial prostatitis and was on zyvox (linezolid) for a week. How do u know if it has cleared up? Do you get retested again?
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