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What are the differences between prostatitis and prostatorrhea?

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Dr. James Lin
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Prostatitis is one of the most misused and even abused medical Dx, and theoretically it denotes inflammatory change inside prostate but clinically most patients carrying Dx of prostatitis have no real infection or inflammation.
Prostatorrhea is a term having been obseleting in its use. Clinically, it denotes some unwanted discharge of prostate and seminal fluid on constipation and straining...

In brief: Here are some...

Prostatitis is one of the most misused and even abused medical Dx, and theoretically it denotes inflammatory change inside prostate but clinically most patients carrying Dx of prostatitis have no real infection or inflammation.
Prostatorrhea is a term having been obseleting in its use. Clinically, it denotes some unwanted discharge of prostate and seminal fluid on constipation and straining...
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