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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)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland (located beneath the bladder in men), making it difficult ...Read more


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What causes prostatitis?

What causes prostatitis?

Usually infection: There are different sub-types of prostatitis. Infection is most common and causes inflammation, but symptoms can be present with or without infx or inflammation. Other causes or things that can present with symptoms of prostatitis: pelvic muscle spasm, urethral stricture, kidney stone. ...Read more

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What causes chronic bronchitis?

What causes chronic bronchitis?

Smoking...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD usually caused by smoking. Smoking cessation is an important part of disease prevention as well as treatment. ...Read more

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What usually causes prostatitis?

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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What is chronic epididymitis?

What is chronic epididymitis?

Chronic inflammation: This is a chronic condition usually resulting from infection. This is a structure around the testicle that becomes tender and is usually treated with anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen. This is not life-threatening although it can impact a man's daily activities from discomfort and pressure. ...Read more

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What usually causes chronic gastritis?

What usually causes chronic gastritis?

Anything that is hur: Any strong irritant can cause gastritis. If it is continued for long time, the gastritis becomes chronic. Common causes are frequent alcohol use, chronic pain medication with drugs like Aspirin or motrin. Then there is a common infection with a bacteria called h. Pylori which requires using a several weeks long course of antibiotics, best done under the guidance of a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What causes chronic hives?

What causes chronic hives?

Chronic Urticaria: Agree with Dr. Al Hegab. The cause of chronic idiopathic or spontaneous urticaria (hives) is currently unknown. It is not due to any medication or food trigger. No specific cause can be identified in most patients. Screening labs can be drawn by Allergist to see if hives caused by autoimmune condition including thyroid disorder. Typical screening labs include CBC/diff, CMP, TSH, ESR/CRP. ...Read more

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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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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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What causes chronic migrains?

What causes chronic migrains?

Triggers: Migraine is a hereditary condition where the victim is highly sensitive to any event that affects the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamine. Triggers include jaw and dental problems, neck/disc issues, thoracic outlet, head injury, barometric pressure change, various foods or additives, bright sunshine, perfumes, alternating bright colors, lack of sleep, etc. ...Read more

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What causes Chronic Kidney Disease?

What causes Chronic Kidney Disease?

Many things: leading causes are diabetes and high blood pressure, autoimmune disease (like Lupus) affects the kidney and congenital diseases also. toxic chemicals and drugs can harm the renal system. You should review your case with your physician to determine the proper investigation and treatment ...Read more

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What could cause chronic pelvic?

What could cause chronic pelvic?

Pain?: Do you mean chronic pelvic pain? Is it related to time of mentrual cycle? Many women feel pain around mid-cycle, whcih is mostly condseidered normal. Pelvic infections, pelvic adhesions ('scar') are common causes of pain, endometriosis is also common and can involve pain with intercourse as well. ...Read more

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What causes nonspecific urethritis to develop?

What causes nonspecific urethritis to develop?

Mycoplasma: Is a less common infectious cause that is not easily diagnosed by looking at the urine or doing a routine urine culture. ...Read more

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What's chronic bacterial prostatitis from?

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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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 symptoms of chronic bacterial prostatitis? Smelly cum?

What are symptoms of chronic bacterial prostatitis? Smelly cum?

Semen odor: And consistency is related to diet, frequency of sex more than prostatitis, which is irritative causing urinary symptoms, and may be be urine odor. We suspect bacterial cause, but we cannot culture the prostate; we culture urine that passes through the prostatic urethra. Prosca treatment, seed implants, cause chronic prostatis sometime. We frankly do not know specific cause. ...Read more

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Why is chronic non-bacterial prostatitis hard to cure?

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Why is chronic non-bacterial prostatitis hard to cure?

Unknow?: Remember: behind what we know always hides a lot of what we still don't know chronic non-bacterial prostatitis is a diagnosis of exclusion. The above fact and notion applies to it also. In management, to a sense, we handle its related symptoms including irritative or obstructive voiding symptoms or local discomfort with medications, reassurance, adjusting expectation... See expert as needed. ...Read more

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Help please! could chronic masturbation cause prostatitis?

Masturbation: Nope. Not in any way. There are no health or medical consequences to masturbation in general. Masturbation is a normal and common part of the human experience. ...Read more

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What is chronic eosinophilic leukemia? What causes it?

What is chronic eosinophilic leukemia? What causes it?

Variant of CML: This is a variant of chronic myelogenous leukemia. It is the consequence of an acquired mutation in the marrow, but what causes THAT is unknown. ...Read more