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Is it unusual to have prostatitis for 2 years even with treatment?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Unfortunately no

Chronic proststatitis can continue for many years in spite of treatment, especially chronic non-bacterial prostatitis.
Also if infectious prostatic stones are present. Such stones need to be removed, usually by agressive transurethral resection, otherwise infection can not be irradicated. Interstitial cystitis can sometimes be confused with chronic prostatitis.

In brief: Unfortunately no

Chronic proststatitis can continue for many years in spite of treatment, especially chronic non-bacterial prostatitis.
Also if infectious prostatic stones are present. Such stones need to be removed, usually by agressive transurethral resection, otherwise infection can not be irradicated. Interstitial cystitis can sometimes be confused with chronic prostatitis.
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You may have pelvic floor dysfunction that medications won't help.
Consider seeing a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic muscle therapy.

In brief: Yes

You may have pelvic floor dysfunction that medications won't help.
Consider seeing a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic muscle therapy.
Dr. Jesse Mills
Dr. Jesse Mills
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