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I am a 26 year-old male, diagnosed with chronic prostatitis a week ago. Now, my urethral opening is slightly swollen, it is a symptom of prostatitis?

I am a 26 year-old male, diagnosed with chronic prostatitis a week ago. Now, my urethral opening is slightly swollen, it is a symptom of prostatitis?

Possible: If the prostate is inflammed because of prostatitis, the entire urine channel (urethra) could be inflammed, including the opening. Are you being treated for the prostatitis? Check again with your doctor in 1-2 weeks if it is still swollen ...Read more

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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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Prostatitis -how it can b differentiate b/w swollen & infected prostate? What are the tests & symptoms in both conditions. I m 24 & having prostatitis

Prostatitis -how it can b differentiate b/w swollen & infected prostate? What are the tests & symptoms in both conditions. I m 24 & having prostatitis

See a urologist: You do not want to be fooling with this yourself. You need expert assessment and advice. Go now.
Do not wait to pass go and collect $. ...Read more

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Could prostatitis make my testicles swollen?

Could prostatitis make my testicles swollen?

No: Not usually. If you have a very severe prostatic infection you may get testicular swelling with prostatitis but that is very rare. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas. ...Read more

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I have recurring prostatitis can it cause swollen lymph node in neck?

I have recurring prostatitis can it cause swollen lymph node in neck?

NO not at all: Swollen nodes in neck would have no connection with your prostatitisd. That is not possible as there is no connection between the prostate gland and the lymph nodes in the neck. Go get a doctor to check your neck and seek his/her advice. ...Read more

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Could all kind of prostatitis (acute, chronic bacterial or chronic non bacterial) makes a prostate swell?

Yes: All of the states you mentioned can cause the prostate to enlarge. What of equal if not more importance is the degree of tenderness you experience especially during your rectal exam. Even though you are relatively young, as we get older the prostate can enlarge and cause urinary symptoms. ...Read more

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If u have prostatitis then does your epididymis may swell or tender if touched? Having swelling and tenderness for about 8 months.

Prostatitis: Prostatitis is common any time after puberty. It is not uncommon for it to extend to the epididymis. It is most often caused by your own body's bacteria. If symptoms have been present for 8 months, you definitely need a urologic exam. ...Read more

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Does testicular veins swell and tender to touch if a person have std, UTI or prostatitis?

Does testicular veins swell and tender to touch if a person have std, UTI or prostatitis?

No: Most common cause for enlarged testicular veins is a left sided varicocele. Feels like a "bag of worms" if subject is standing. Stds or utis can cause epididymitis causing scrotal swelling and tenderness of testes & epididymis in region of testicular veins. Prostatitis causes a very tender prostate but does not affect testicular veins. ...Read more

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Is prostate infection and chlamydia same type of disease? Both have symptoms of penile discharge and I'm having them, also swalloen/reddish testicles.

Is prostate infection and chlamydia same type of disease? Both have symptoms of penile discharge and I'm having them, also swalloen/reddish testicles.

Yes: Chlamydia is one of the germs that can cause a prostate infection. Not all prostate infections are caused by chlamydia and not all chlamydial infections are of the prostate. ...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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What usually causes prostatitis?

Inflammation: There is 4 general catagories of prostatitis:
1. Acute bacterial - caused by infection
2. Chronic bacterial - recurrent bacterial infection
3. Chronic pelvic pain syndrome - may result from chronic nonbacterial prostatitis - most common (inflammation without infection) or prostadynia (symptoms without infection or inflammation)
4. Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis - found on biopsy. ...Read more

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Are there many types of prostatitis?

Prostatitis: Types are: acute bacterial, chronic bacterial, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, & asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis. ...Read more

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What causes prostatitis in celebite men?

Perhaps: Prostate and seminal vesicle congestion is 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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How would I go about treating prostatitis?

First see Dr: First, you need to see a dr. And get properly diagnosed, . .. Than if with prostatitis, you may require antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medications to start. ...Read more

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What happens if I don't treat my prostatitis?

What happens if I don't treat my prostatitis?

Continued pain: Prostatitis can either be acute (fast onset) or chronic (lasting for weeks/months/years). It is a painful condition that can lead to chronic pelvic pain. It is best to treat acute prostatitis with at least a 3-4 week course of appropriate antibiotics to avoid developing chronic pain. ...Read more

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What is prostatitis and how can it be avoided?

What is prostatitis and how can it be avoided?

Infected prostate!: An infection of the prostate, or an immune reaction to previous infection. Have protected sex, since stds are the most common causes in young males. Unprotected anal sex will invariably cause infection! Oral sex can do so as well, albeit less likely. ...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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How can I cure chronic prostatitis?

How can I cure chronic prostatitis?

Cure takes time: Adequate long term treatment with antibiotics and an active sex life or masturbation to empty the prostate are helpful. ...Read more

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Could prostatitis make my anus itch?

Could prostatitis make my anus itch?

No: Anal itch has nothing to do with your prostate ...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