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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Pain Relief (Definition)

A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more


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How common is prostatitis?

How common is prostatitis?

Very: Most cases of so called prostatitis is not a true bacterial infection. Antibiotics rarely help. It is a symptom complex of burning and perineal pain. ...Read more

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How do you treat prostatitis?

How do you treat prostatitis?

Multiple ways: Warm sitz baths, antibiotics, frequent ejaculation, gentle massage, Alpha blockers, and some research is being done on use of microwave devices and plant extracts. ...Read more

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How to know if i got prostatitis?

How to know if i got prostatitis?

It depends: It depends what your symptoms are.What is it that makes you think prostatitis. I don't think you have ACUTE prostatitis because you would be sick with a high fever. Chronic prostatitis is anothet entity. See your doctor if you have symptoms. ...Read more

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What tests are done for prostatitis?

What tests are done for prostatitis?

History and Exam: Symptoms guide the diagnosis of prostatitis. When the prostate swells it triggers irritation to the bladder. Urgency/frequency of urination and a variable stream are the norm. Pain typically involves the tip of the penis, groins, testicles, low back and perineum. Urine tests may be done, but not always. Treatment with antibiotics, nsaids, prostate relaxation and bladder calming meds can fix it. ...Read more

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And how do you end prostatitis pain?

And how do you end prostatitis pain?

Varies by case: There are different sub-types of prostatitis and for each the treatment varies. Also important to rule out other causes for your symptoms. Speak to a urologist. In general treatments might include: antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, Alpha blockers, physical therapy, chronic pain management, dietary modifications, lifestyle changes, prostate massage. ...Read more

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How is prostatitis diagnosed in a guy?

How is prostatitis diagnosed in a guy?

Examination: Diagnosis looks at symptoms, examination of the prostate and microscopic examination of prostate fluid. Culture of the prostate fluid is helpful but not mandatory. ...Read more

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What is the medicine to cure prostatitis?

What is the medicine to cure prostatitis?

Here are some...: How have you been diagnosed to have prostatitis, by symptoms or testing or both? Real bacterial prostatitis isn't common. In reality, cure is impossible, but help improve its related symptoms are likely by modifying something to some degree with/without drugs and/or surgery at reasonable time in reasonable way to reasonable patients. How? To http://www.formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html ...Read more

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What is the best exercise for prostatitis?

What is the best exercise for prostatitis?

Italian study: Suggested that both aerobic(including brisk walking) and nonaerobic exercise(including leg lifts, sit-ups, and stretching) helped minimize symptoms and quality of life compromise in chronic prostatitis. Aerobic exercise helped more. ...Read more

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Sign of prostatitis and how to diagnose it.

Prostatitis: Diagnosis will be based on symptoms and physical exam and possibly midstream urine culture. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for prostatitis?

Depends On Cause: It would depend on the cause of the prostatitis. Your doctor would determine the best medication for you. They would also determine the length of time you would need to take the medication. (anywhere from a couple of weeks to several months.) they may need to change the medication or add to the medications, depending on your response to treatment. ...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

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Is there a group that suffers from repeat prostatitis?

Is there a group that suffers from repeat prostatitis?

Chronic Prostatitis: Recurrent exacerbation of symptoms can occur in men with chronic bacterial prostatitis. These men can be essentially asymptomatic between flare-ups. ...Read more

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Are there foods I should avoid when I have prostatitis?

Are there foods I should avoid when I have prostatitis?

Maybe: Some doctors recommend staying away from "bladder irritants" which mostly include products that are carbonated or have caffeine. My advice is to stay away from anything you notice makes you symptoms worse. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, dallas, texas. ...Read more

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What causes chronic prostatitis?

What causes chronic prostatitis?

Unclear: There is not enough space here to discuss chronic prostatitis. It may be bacterial (5%) or nonbacterial. The nonbacterial form is difficult to treat effectively. Nonbacterial prostatitis may be related to chronic pelvic pain syndromes and to interstitial cystitis. ...Read more

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What's chronic prostatitis caused by?

Not all prostatitis: Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent prostatitis?

Is there a way to prevent prostatitis?

Yes: Diets rich in antioxidants, fresh fruits and vegetables and a supplement called queceretin have all been shown to be good for prostate health. In addition, good urination habits, not holding urine, drinking plenty of water during the daytime are also good strategies. ...Read more

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Can prostatitis result in bloody semen?

Can prostatitis result in bloody semen?

Sometimes: Semen is produced in the prostate and is expelled when you ejaculate. Prostate infection causes inflammation and pain can occur in the prostate, penis, testicles and pelvis. The prostate is most active during arousal / ejac and penis pain is common. Color, volume and consistency of the semen can change. See an md for possible antibiotics. Other causes include: urethral scar, urine infx, stis. ...Read more

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Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate 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