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Is there a way to stop myself from getting nonbacterial prostatitis?

Is there a way to stop myself from getting nonbacterial prostatitis?

Probably not: Try to avoid straining to urinate. Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, caffeine and acid producing beverages such as oj. There may also be a strong psychological component, so try and minimize stress. The prostate may be acting up as a sign that you should "take things easy". ...Read more

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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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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?

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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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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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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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