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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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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 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 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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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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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 causes urethritis to occur?

What causes urethritis to occur?

Inflammation: Brought about by infection such as a urinary tract infection or by an STI like chlamydia and gonorrhea. A person with urethritis should be seen asap. ...Read more

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What causes breast inflammation usually?

What causes breast inflammation usually?

Many things: Mastitis (inflamation of breast gland), skin infection, fungal infection, shingles, bra friction dermatitis, cancer, etc. See doctor , do self breast exam monthly. Depends on what you tell doctor at office, and the examination. ...Read more

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What usually causes bladder cancer?

What usually causes bladder cancer?

Several factors...: Smoking tobacco increases your risk of bladder cancer by causing harmful chemicals to accumulate in your urine. Chemicals linked to bladder cancer risk include arsenic and chemicals used in the manufacture of dyes, rubber, leather, textiles and paint products. Urinary schistosomiasis (a parasitic infection endemic in egypt, africa and the middle east) is associated with bladder cancer. ...Read more

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What usually causes green urine?

What usually causes green urine?

Rare, the following:: Medications: amitriptylene, indomethacin, propofol, occasionally Nitrofurantoin (more commonly bright yellow). Occasional psudomonas UTI causes green urine. Dyes used in food coloring or Methylene Blue used for some urine tests can make urine blue or green because of comination with yellow of urine. ...Read more

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What usually causes diabetes?

What usually causes diabetes?

Risk factors: The causes are not clearly known. There are certain factors which may lead to diabetes. Virus infections can lead to diabetes. If it runs in your family, you are obese, smoke cigarettes, had gestational diabetes or had a baby weighing 9 or more pounds, have impaired glucose tolerance, do not exercise regularly, low HDL cholesterol or high triglycerides, high blood pressure you are at high risk. ...Read more

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What usually causes diabetes?

What usually causes diabetes?

Environment/inheri: Type 1 is probably due to infection in vulnerable pt causing destruction of Insulin cells in pancreas. Type 2 is usually due to obesity where you can't make enough Insulin to support the wt. This has gotten more complicated as studies show other problems with poor signaling to the liver to stop production of glucose. New diabetic meds target this issue. ...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 are common causes of testicular pain?

What are common causes of testicular pain?

Testicular pain: Testicular pain can have many causes. Infection, trauma (injury), referred pain from another irritation (prostate, hernia), swelling by fluids (hydrocele). It is best to see a urologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia cause a prostate infection? Or what are the common causes?

More common causes : Most commonly it is due to broad group of bacteria known as gram negative rods, e. Coli being the most common. Chlamydia is rarely seen is clinical practice since routine lab tests (gram stains & bacterial culture) do not detect it. A urinary or prostate secretion antigen test would be needed. ...Read more

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What usually causes gastrointestinal pain?

What usually causes gastrointestinal pain?

Acid or spasticity: In the upper tract, hyperacid states or gastroesophageal refulx where acid goes back up into the esophagus, may cause pain. Blockage of a duct, like the gall bladder or the pancreas, from a stone or tumor can cause severe pain. In the rest of the small intestine (jejunum, ileum) or large intestine (colon), spasm of the intestinal wall muscle will cause pain. ...Read more

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What causes the male problem called bph?

What causes the male problem called bph?

BPH: Natural growth/enlargement of the prostate. Often under the influence of testosterone. ...Read more

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What usually causes asthma?

What usually causes asthma?

Numerous reasons: In children asthma is often linked to allergies. As we age, exercise induced asthma , occupational asthma and attacks not related to allergies play a larger part. In addition, asthma is sometimes mistaken for something else. Get checked to make sure. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for epydidymitis swelling? Does ejaculation worsen it?

What are the reasons for  epydidymitis swelling? Does ejaculation worsen it?

Epydidymitis: This is an infection. It may be caused by irritation or minor trauma to the scrotum. It rarely is an extension of a problem in the prostate. Ejaculation will not make it worse. ...Read more

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What usually causes insomnia?

What usually causes insomnia?

Psychiatric conditio: Apart form the conditions explained before, insomnia is one of the leading symptom of many psychiatric conditions including, depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. A psychiatric evaluation or an initial visit to a primary care should be entertined to rule out such conditions. ...Read more

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