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Is prostatitis usually treated with antibiotics?
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In brief: Yes
The mainstay of treatment is antibiotics for several weeks and anti-inflmmatory medications such as advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or motrin.

In brief: Yes
The mainstay of treatment is antibiotics for several weeks and anti-inflmmatory medications such as advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or motrin.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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2 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
There are different kinds of prostatitis.
Types i and ii prostatitis are treated with antibiotics for at least 4 weeks. However type iii prostatitis may not repond to antibiotics, so other treatments should be used if symptoms persist after a course of antibiotics and there is no evdience of bacteria in the urine.

In brief: It depends
There are different kinds of prostatitis.
Types i and ii prostatitis are treated with antibiotics for at least 4 weeks. However type iii prostatitis may not repond to antibiotics, so other treatments should be used if symptoms persist after a course of antibiotics and there is no evdience of bacteria in the urine.
Dr. Howard Adler
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