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Is acute prostatitis contagious?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
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In brief: NOT contagious

In general most urine/bladder infections are not contagious in men or women.
The prostate is located near the bladder in men. However , epididymitis can be caused by an std --so it is important to have an exact diagnosis more info: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/prostatitis/ds00341.

In brief: NOT contagious

In general most urine/bladder infections are not contagious in men or women.
The prostate is located near the bladder in men. However , epididymitis can be caused by an std --so it is important to have an exact diagnosis more info: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/prostatitis/ds00341.
Dr. Allen Seely
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Dr. James Kuan
Urology

In brief: Sometimes

If the underlying bacteria is chlamydia or gonorrhea it could be sexually transmitted.
Safer sexual practices using condoms is always the best option for sexually active people to protect themselves and others. If concerned, get tested.

In brief: Sometimes

If the underlying bacteria is chlamydia or gonorrhea it could be sexually transmitted.
Safer sexual practices using condoms is always the best option for sexually active people to protect themselves and others. If concerned, get tested.
Dr. James Kuan
Dr. James Kuan
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