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I'm having nocturnal emissions around 15 times in a month and thesemen iis clear.does it indicates Ihave prostate infection?no other symptoms at all.

I'm having nocturnal emissions  around 15 times in a month and thesemen iis clear.does it indicates Ihave prostate infection?no other symptoms at all.

Seminal emmission: Emmission of clear fluid while you sleep is normal. This fluid are from the bulbourethral glands that nuetralize urinary acid and Is common when you are having exciting dreams! ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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What are symptoms of a prostate infection?

Family practice : Prostratitis can cause difficult and painful urination. There is often pain in the groin and genitals. You may develop a fever and may progress into a blood infection. During a rectal exam , pressing on the prostate causes severe pain and discomfort. ...Read more

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How long does a prostate infection take to go away, including symptoms?

How long does a prostate infection take to go away, including symptoms?

Prostate infections: Prostate infections come in 2 forms: acute (with high fever, shaking chills, generalized weakness and perineal pain) and chronic. The chronic form is the most common; it tends to recur once or twice a year. When you treat a flare-up, symptoms usually improve within 2-3 days, but are not completely gone for about 2 weeks. Many doctors treat with antibiotics for 4-6 weeks per flare. ...Read more

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I took 30 days of Azithromycine & Doxy for 30 days. Could I still have chlamydiae in my prostate? Still having symptoms of prostate infection.

I took 30 days of Azithromycine &  Doxy for 30 days. Could I still have chlamydiae in my prostate? 

Still having symptoms of prostate infection.

You may need: secretion taken from your prostate to be cultured to see if the infection is eradicated. See your urologist since you are still symptomatic. ...Read more

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Hello. I have a prostate infection and diverticulitis which has perforated my bladder(fistula)is it hard to tell symptoms from PI vs signs of sepsis?

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Hello. I have a prostate infection and diverticulitis which has perforated my bladder(fistula)is it hard to tell symptoms from PI vs signs of sepsis?

Be evaluated now...: Sigmoid diverticulitis-related fistula to urinary bladder of course leads to persistent urinary tract infection because of its continual feeding bacteria from colon to bladder. Its clinical pictures could be acute or chronic depending on local anatomical variation and personal immunity. Regardless of whatsoever, seek evaluation now. More? Follow: http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish ...Read more

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How can I treat prostate infection?

How can I treat prostate infection?

Prostate infections: are hard to diagnose and hard to treat. Often they require a longer course of Quinolone antibiotics such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin) ...Read more

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My husband has a prostate infection. Is there anything I can do to help him?

Avoid spicy food: Prepare bland food. Avoid spicy or fried foods. Be supportive. ...Read more

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How do get to know I realy have prostate infection.I mean are there any tests which can correctly inform me about the infection?

How do get to know I realy have prostate infection.I mean are there any tests which can correctly inform me about the infection?

No single test: Prostatitis is a diagnosis that is most accurately made based on symptoms(like painful urination, frequent urination, difficulty urinating, scrotal/anal/low abdomen/low back pain), exam findings including a rectal exam to assess the prostate and urine testings. ...Read more

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Been on doxycline almost 30 days for prostate infection, I don't feel any better. How long does take for medicine to kick in?

Talk with doctor: You should have felt at least somewhat better in a week or two. Talk to your doctor about trying other antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or other treatment. ...Read more

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Untreated acute prostate infection?

Get it treated: At your age , if sexually active, it may be related to a sexually transmitted process. Would get to a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are signs of prostate infection?

Prostate infection: Signs: fever / chills / back pain along with urinary frequency / urgency and burning with urination. Some patient will also complain of a discomfort in their perineum (area between scrotum and anus). Testicular/scrotal discomfort has also been described as well. Urine may be cloudy / dark as well. ...Read more

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IBest medicine to cure prostate infection?

IBest medicine to cure prostate infection?

Get evaluated: You might need an oral antibiotic, if ALL you have is a prostate infection. ...Read more

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What is done to treat a prostate infection?

What is done to treat a prostate infection?

Prostatitis: Antibiotic along w non steroidal anti inflammatory (NSAID) are the most common medications used to treat prostate infection. Common antibiotics : cipro, (ciprofloxacin) bactrim. Common NSAID : Ibuprofen , naproxen. Usually an extended course of treatment > 2 weeks is needed because medications do not penetrate the prostate easily. ...Read more

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Prostate infection, how long does it take to fix?

Acute vs chronic: Acute- usually 10-14 days of antibiotics vs chronic - 6-12 weeks of therapy with ~50/50 chance of long-term "cure.". ...Read more

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What are the ways to diagnose a prostate infection?

Prostatitis : There are few varieties of prostatitis, howevevr fevers chills, burning on urination , slow stream, frequency, urgency, and the feeling of pain or pressure between the legs are common warning signs. ...Read more

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Is prostatitis the same thing as a prostate infection?

Is prostatitis the same thing as a prostate infection?

Yes: Prostatitis refers to infection and/or inflammation of the prostate. Prostatitis may be due to infection by various types of organisms or it may be due to non-infectious causes. ...Read more

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Can it be normal to have a prostate infection at age 18?

Yes: A prostate infection can occur at any age, especially if one is sexually active. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland (located beneath the bladder in men), making it difficult ...Read more