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My prostatitis has gone following treatment. Is it likely to come back?

My prostatitis has gone following treatment. Is it likely to come back?

Hard to say...: But don't borrow trouble worrying about it. An issue with prostatitis are the annoying urinary symptoms, but also the psa issues. This is more an issue after seed implans than external beam in my experience. Usually when these flare up, and then subside they do not come back, but medicine is not that predictable! ...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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Been treated for prostatitis with ciprofloxacin for 2w, but my symptoms came back after 1 week after ending the treatment. How long should I take it?

Extended course : Sometimes an extended course of antibiotics may be necessary. At the same time, i usually recommend an anti inflammatory. Bladder irrirritants like caffeine and spicy foods should be avoided as well. ...Read more

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Hi, can having rough anal sex lead to a prostatis attack leading to irritation in the urethra? ive been checked for std's and come back all clear.

Hi, can having rough anal sex lead to a prostatis attack leading to irritation in the urethra? ive been checked for std's and come back all clear.

Yes: Yes, it can. If not using protection, then bacteria can enter the urethra of a man or woman during the activity. If the man is using protection, then the abrasive action can make the urethra more prone to bacteria normally at the tip. ...Read more

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I had vitiligo when I was 18, it was cured within a few months treatment, now m 24 my skin doesn't show any patches, can this condition come back?

I had vitiligo when I was 18, it was cured within a few months treatment, now m 24 my skin doesn't show any patches, can this condition come back?

Yes: Vitiligo is believed to be autoimmune in nature and it is unpredictable in behavior. There are variants of vitiligo that are benign and do not spread. ...Read more

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Can BV come back after treatment?

Can BV come back after treatment?

Maybe: Women are prone to bacterial overgrowth by different organisms, collectively known as bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial overgrowth can occur with rise in vaginal ph during menstruation and from exposure to semen, both of which have a higher ph than normally found in the vagina. ...Read more