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My prostatitis is really wearing me down. Do you have any advice for living with the symptoms?

My prostatitis is really wearing me down. Do you have any advice for living with the symptoms?

PROSTATITIS: It can be tough, stress reduction and strict restrictions in the diet along with increased urine production with fluid intake can be helpful. Sometimes Botox injections can be helpful if there are severe voiding symptoms or Flomax (tamsulosin) type meds. Pelvic floor rehab has been used in the past also. ...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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Any advice treating diet sensitive prostatitis ?

Any advice treating diet sensitive prostatitis
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Not likely: It is not likely that your diet is causing prostatitis. If you have prostatitis, it could be chemical or microbiological. If caused by an infection, it usually requires prolonged antibiotic treatment under the care of a doctor. ...Read more

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Male 42 runner. Low wbcs (3.3x10e3/µl), testosterone (516ng/dl), chronic kidney infection, possible prostatitis, swollen lymph nodes in neck, respiratory infection, low fatigue. Advice on treatment?

Male 42 runner. Low wbcs (3.3x10e3/µl), testosterone (516ng/dl), chronic kidney infection, possible prostatitis, swollen lymph nodes in neck, respiratory infection, low fatigue. Advice on treatment?

Complex: Not at all sure that all of these signs and symptoms are related. Rather than trying to diagnose yourself you should choose a good pcp and stick with them. Cannot advise treatment without a diagnosis and no diagnosis without history, physical and results of all lab tests. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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What are some early symptoms of prostatitis?

What are some early symptoms of prostatitis?

Urinary issues: Most patients have urinary issues such as burning with urination, frequent urination, and urgency. Since the disease is so variable, the severity of the disease is different in each person. If not treated adequately, it can cause perineal pressure, testicular pressure, and painful ejaculation. ...Read more

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Is any one symptom diagnostic of prostatitis?

No: Prostatitis is diagnosed by clinical history and physical examination. Other tests are performed to help assist such urinalysis and blood tests. Since the symptoms are so variable, there is no 1 specific symptom or test to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of prostatitis?

What are the most common symptoms of prostatitis?

Many: Prostatitis can cause a wide variety of symptoms depending on the type of prostatitis and how long it has been present. The most common symptoms have to do with problems with urination. Problems with ejaculation are also quite common. ...Read more

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What should I do to reliebe symptoms of prostatitis?

Several things!: Treat the infection. Use drugs, specifically alpha-blockers and or Cialis to reduce difficulty in urination. ...Read more