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Will my prostatitis get used to doxycycline ? As cleared it within a month first time , took 3 months second time , only 1 that helps , flare up now

Will my prostatitis get used to doxycycline ? As cleared it within a month first time , took 3 months second time , only 1 that helps , flare up now

See answer: Prostatitis can mean many things, and i suspect in your case there may be reason to consider an alternative explanation for your symptoms. Many men have symptoms of the lower urinary tract labeled as "prostatitis" yet bacterial infection is undetectable. The emergence of resistant bacteria is a major public health problem due to widespread unwarranted antibiotic use. Google the term "cpps". ...Read more

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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Male, 23. All of symptoms of acute prostatitis, no diagnosis. Taking doxycycline hyclate. Should this help clear it?

Male, 23. All of symptoms of acute prostatitis, no diagnosis. Taking doxycycline hyclate. Should this help clear it?

Maybe, maybe not: True prostatitis is rare at your age (23), and when it occurs, it's usually non-bacterial (often not due to any infection at all), and doxycycline and other antibiotics don't help. It may be worth a try, but don't get your hopes up too high. Typical (testiular or low abdominal pain, urinary discomfort, etc) often are the chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Google that term for for more information. ...Read more

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I've been on doxycycline for prostatis for 11 weeks . This helped. As soon as i came off them my prostatitis got worse. On dc again, symptoms improve.

I've been on doxycycline for prostatis for 11 weeks . This helped. As soon as i came off them my prostatitis got worse. On dc again, symptoms improve.

Natural additions: You may know that prostatitis often is the result of an infection. There is also enlarged prostate. Your doc can tell you if you have both. Ask him/her about addiing natural prostate supplements to your meds. One product is prostathera but there are many that include such things as saw palmetto, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Ive been taking doxycycline for 6 weeks for prostatitis but keep having relapses. Im suppose to take for another 3 months 100 mg once a day. will th?

Ive been taking doxycycline for 6 weeks for prostatitis but keep having relapses.  Im suppose to take for another 3 months 100 mg once a day.  will th?

Prostatis: This is a difficult condition to treat effectively, and in fact may or may not be due to infection, or there may be infective agents not sensitive to the medication you are receiving. In addition, frequent ejaculation, warm Sitz baths and other adjunctive therapies may be beneficial. Hopefully your doctor is on the right track and you will recover soon. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Was given vibramycin (doxycycline) for trouble urinating and right flank pain..doc says prostatitis, are these symptoms and is this right med for my problem?

Was given vibramycin (doxycycline) for trouble urinating and right flank pain..doc says prostatitis, are these symptoms and is this right med for my problem?

Poss no: Prostatitis can cause fever, irritative voiding symptoms, perineal or suprapubic pain and prostatic tenderness on rectal exam. Flank pain makes me think more of kidney pain than prostate, especially when it is only on one side. Unprotected sex can make STDs a possible etiology. All these should be worked up b/c the indicated ab depends on an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Have Prostatitis, when took Cipro (ciprofloxacin) had kidney pain. Now Doxycycline 100mg BID, this 3rd day. Can i also take Zithromax 250mg x 4 for 1 day? Had for 3yr

Have Prostatitis, when took Cipro (ciprofloxacin) had kidney pain. Now Doxycycline 100mg BID, this 3rd day. Can i also take Zithromax 250mg x 4 for 1 day? Had for 3yr

You need Urologist: The choice of antibiotics and LENGTH of treatment is important! Prostatic message may also be indicated! See a urologist for treatment. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Vibra Tabs (Definition)

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