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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...

Is it possible to have chronic prostatitis?

Yes. Chronic prostatitis is a chronic infection of the prostate gland. There are several classifications of prostatitis. Once the infection clears, there may be a residual smoldering infection and/or inflammation that resembles the symptoms of prostatitis that may then become chronic and persist for a long time. Read more...
Prostatitis. Yes - the diagnosis is made by examining the seminal fluid and at times taking a biopsy. Read more...