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Sit Ups And Irritating Prostatitis
Why I can't sit straight for a minute? I have chronic non-bacterial prostatitis, please tell me why this makes me uncomfortable when sitting straight?
I have prostatitis, im 23's old now I want to marry but my uro says u cant marriage bsz it will raise soical issue can I live single rest of life help?
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
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
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
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
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
Get worse: Can cause a blood infection if untreated, cause chronic swelling of prostate. ...Read more
No, are different: Prastatomegaly just means a large or enlarged prostate gland. Prostatitis indicates inflammation of prostate gland either bacterial or non-bacterial. Prostatitis usually causes enlargement of prostate gland, in which case it can cause prostatomegaly. Most cases of prostatomegaly are due to BPH (Benign prostatic hypertrophy) ...Read more
Usually but. . .: Acute prostatitis is typically very painful but chronic prostatitis can sometimes linger & smolder while being silent w/o pain. Then it's only diagnosed coincidentally when a high psa is found upon screening (which uspstf says we're not supposed to be doing these days, at least not w/o thorough talk about ramifications). Regardless, prostatitis is very difficult to cure & takes a long bout of abx. ...Read more
Possibly, by 2 mechanisms
1. A common treatment for prostatitis is an Alpha blocker (like flomax), which can cause retrograde ejaculation and therefore decreased ejaculate
2. Possibly due to swelling associated with the prostatitis, which may cause some blockage of the ejaculatory ducts. ...Read more
Inflamed, infertile: Male infertility is multifactorial but not impossible for any form of inflammation to cause damage and lead to infertility. Causes of inflammation that might not be bacterial include virus, autoimmune, chemical exposure, trauma, etc. See a urologist and treating potential causes may help fertility. ...Read more
Here are some...: Prostatitis is one of the most misused and even abused medical Dx, and theoretically it denotes inflammatory change inside prostate but clinically most patients carrying Dx of prostatitis have no real infection or inflammation. Prostatorrhea is a term having been obsoleting in its use. Clinically, it denotes some unwanted discharge of prostate and seminal fluid on constipation and straining... ...Read more