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Why Do I Need To Take Antibiotics For 4 Weeks To Treat A Prostate Infection
Poor blood flow: The treatment of bacterial prostatitis can require 4 or more weeks of antibiotic use due to the fact that the prostate gland typically has a poor blood supply and we must rely on the blood flow to bring antibiotics to any area of the body. Thus it takes longer for the prostate gland to "build up" enough antibiotics to even start killing the bacteria. It is very important to finish all antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Can masturbating a few times during antibiotic treatment for prostatitis and epididymitis, disrupt the process of eradication or cause re-infection?
Your question: The brief answer is no it will not do any harm to your condition. ...Read more
Prostatitis: Antibiotic along w non steroidal anti inflammatory (NSAID) are the most common medications used to treat prostate infection. Common antibiotics : cipro, bactrim. Common NSAID : Ibuprofen , naproxen. Usually an extended course of treatment > 2 weeks is needed because medications do not penetrate the prostate easily. ...Read more
Prostate infections: Prostate infections come in 2 forms: acute (with high fever, shaking chills, generalized weakness and perineal pain) and chronic. The chronic form is the most common; it tends to recur once or twice a year. When you treat a flare-up, symptoms usually improve within 2-3 days, but are not completely gone for about 2 weeks. Many doctors treat with antibiotics for 4-6 weeks per flare. ...Read more
I was prescribed levofloxacin 500mg for prostate infection but do not want to take it due to the side effects can I substitute doxycyclinehyclate 100m?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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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