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Doctor insights on: Sit Ups And Irritating Prostatitis

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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


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What is the frequency of chronic prostatitis among men in their 30's?

Very common: Prostatitis is very common in men in their 30s. Treatment consists of antibiotics daily for 3 to 4 weeks. ...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?

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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Is prostatomegaly and prostatitis the same?

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

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If I have chronic prostatitis would I feel pain?

If I have chronic prostatitis would I feel pain?

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

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Could prostatitis be making my ejaculations very small?

Yes: 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

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Could chronic nonbacterial prostatitis affects fertility?

Could chronic nonbacterial prostatitis affects fertility?

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

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What are the differences between prostatitis and prostatorrhea?

What are the differences between prostatitis and prostatorrhea?

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