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What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

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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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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What are some alternative therapies for bacterial prostatitis?

Symptom relief: True bacterial prostatitis should be treated with an extended course of appropriate antibiotics. At times, your physician may prescribe other medications including non-steriodal anti-inflammatory, anticholinergics, alpha-blockers to help treat the symptoms. However, bacterial prostatitis should improve with antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Have you heard of an effective treatment for non bacterial prostatitis?

Have you heard of an effective treatment for non bacterial prostatitis?

Alpha-adrenergics: Medications called alpha-adrenergic blockers help relax the muscles of the prostate gland. They include: •alfuzosin (uroxatral) •doxazosin (cardura) •silodosin (rapaflo) •tamsulosin (flomax) •terazosin (hytrin) it usually takes about 6 weeks before these medicines start working. Many people do not get relief from these medicines. Aspirin, ibuprofen, and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for acute bacterial prostatitis from sex?

What are the treatment options for acute bacterial prostatitis from sex?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): A short course of antibiotics is best, typically Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or similar. Chronic prostatitis require 21-28 days of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Having chronic non-bacterial prostatitis.Had prostate massage and its filled with fluid. What's the treatment for it & is prostate massage dangerous?

If there is an: infection it can be spread via massage. Otherwise this somewhat old-fashioned treatment is helpful for some folks. Peace and good health. A urologist is the best type of doc to see for prostatitis. ...Read more

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If antibiotic resistance develops in treatment for Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis, what are remaining treatment options?

If antibiotic resistance develops in treatment for Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis, what are remaining treatment options?

Different antibiotic: The mainstay in the treatment of chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP) is the use of oral antimicrobial agents. The most effective medications are fluoroquinolones and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMZ). In cases where antibiotics do not clear up the infection or there is recurrence, surgery may remove a nidus (nest) of infection. ...Read more

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What is the Treatment of Chronic Non Bacterial Prostatitis? Precautions to Take? like Running or Walking long distance etc

What is the Treatment of Chronic Non Bacterial Prostatitis? Precautions to Take? like Running or Walking long distance etc

Just live with it: Nonbacterial prostatitis usually is harmless, with no proved long term health consequences. An antibiotic like ciprofloxacin or levofloxacin often is tried in case of bacterial infection but usually doesn't help. Some experts believe sexual release is helpful. For sex isn't harmful either for patient or his parrtners, so don't hold back from sex or masturbation. No harm (or help) from exercise. ...Read more

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Can chronic non-bacterial prostatitis be cured?

Can chronic non-bacterial prostatitis be cured?

Here are some ...: This diagnosis is a potpourri of various still unknown prostate-related disorders. Thus far, some mystery surrounding it is still in the cloud, its reasonable care options are available ranging from taking alpha-blocker, pelvic floor muscle exercise, possible drug use for pelvis nerve (pudental) neuropathy or even nerve block, etc. In short, it's manageable but not necessarily curable. More? Ask. ...Read more

Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more