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Doctor said I have male cystitis what is this called? She prescribed doxycycline this cured symptoms quickly. It's back again is this normal? No uti.

Doctor said I have male cystitis what is this called? She prescribed doxycycline this cured symptoms quickly.  It's back again is this normal? No uti.

Possibilities : First , we need to know how many days of Doxycycline you completed. Second did you get tested? Or was this a presumptive dignsosis? If you finished complete course of treatment then the next consideration is that this might be a possible resistant infection. My recommendation is to get test again and confirm is the same problem affecting you.F/u with your doctor on this. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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I wanted to know is bladder cystitis a serious issue in men?

I wanted to know is bladder cystitis a serious issue in men?

Yes: Especially if this a recurrent infection, the underlying issue needs to be determined. Any urine infection in a male is by definition complicated and needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is bladder cystitis, serious issue specially in men ?

Can you tell me is bladder cystitis, serious issue specially in men ?

Just a term of...: Cystitis is just a medical term to describe some inflammatory changes in the bladder, usually on its mucosal lining. Its cause may include: bacterial infection, viral infection, non-bacterial inflammation from stone, tumor, foreign, body, after-radiation, catheter/instrumentation, surgery, chemotherapy, etc. Talk with your urologist in detail timely for individual situation. ...Read more

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Cystitis is a problem that can occur in the female and male reproductive systems?

Cystitis is a problem that can occur in the female and male reproductive systems?

Bladder: Cystitis is an inflammation of the urinary bladder. The bladder is not part of the reproductive system in either males or females. ...Read more

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Does cystitis in men cause itching?

Does cystitis in men cause itching?

It can: The typical symptoms of cystitis (inflammation of the bladder) are urinary urgency, frequency, burning with urination, and lower abdominal/bladder discomfort. An itching sensation in the penis or pelvic region (and not other areas of the body or skin) can be seen as well but less common. Prostatitis and urethritis infections more commonly associated with itching in the lower urinary tract. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a a male have difficulty emptying their bladder with interstitial cystitis alone without prostate problems?

Might it be possible that a a male have difficulty emptying their bladder with interstitial cystitis alone without prostate problems?

Sure: Often, medical providers will ascribe all urinary symptoms to prostate problems. However, the incidence of irritative bladder symptoms in men is also very high. ...Read more

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I'm a virgin male & recently diagnosed by prostato-cystitis (bacterial prostatitis). Had UTI 2 years ago but was cleared.Is prostato-cystitis curable?

I'm a virgin male & recently diagnosed by prostato-cystitis (bacterial prostatitis). Had UTI 2 years ago but was cleared.Is prostato-cystitis curable?

Usually: Congratulatins on clean living. It is a wonderful gift to yourself and perhaps your future partner. Antibiotics may clear the infection up. Or you may have pain by no infection at all -- a stool softener and/or more frequent elaculation may help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How is cystitis treated?

How is cystitis treated?

Antibiotics: Cystitis commonly means bladder inflammation. If due to urine infection treatment is antibiotics. Interstitial cystitis is rare and considered autoimmune in nature, antibiotics are not helpful. Hemorrhagic cystitis which results in bloody urine can be from chemotherapy drugs esp cyclophosphamide. ...Read more

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What is honeymoon cystitis?

What is honeymoon cystitis?

Honeymoon cystitis: Is same a acute cystitis, the reason for the name is that is common during the frequent intercourse that occurs with newlyweds. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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