Bacterial prostatitis harmful to partner?

No. Diagnosis of bacterial prostatitis made on basis of symptoms, exam, and an abnormal urinalysis and positive urine culture and usually treated with 2-4 weeks of antibiotics and a follow-up check. Assuming the diagnosis is correct, similar to a uti, bacterial prostatitis is neither harmful nor transmissable to your partner.

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Having sex when you have bacterial prostatitis is safe? Will it effect my partner if left untreated or will it pass to my partner if I'm on antibiotic

Probably safe but... If the diagnosis is correct, no problem. Bacterial prostatitis is caused by bacteria that are normal in the female genital tract. However, bacterial prostatitis is uncommon in young men, and STDs like NGU, chlamydia or gonorrhea can be misdiagnosed as prostatitis. If at risk for STD (other partners), need STD tests. If your antibiotics cover STDs, your partner probably is protected. Discuss w doc. Read more...

Positive semen PCR chlamydia. Mainly urethra tip discomfort 24/7. Rx? Is this chronic bacterial prostatitis? Unprotected oral unknown partner. Plzhelp

Chronic pelvic pain? Chlamydia doesn't cause prostatitis, and is rarely acquired by oral sex -- maybe false positive test? Maybe chronic pelvic pain syndrome, or genital anxiety, not true prostatitis. You've been asking repeated questions. Follow your doctor's advice, or see an infectious diseases specialist or urologist. Your situation is too complex for a forum like this; don't expect any further advice. Good luck. Read more...

What's chronic bacterial prostatitis from?

Not all prostatitis. Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. Read more...

What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

Not all prostatitis. Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. Read more...

When is bacterial prostatitis considered chronic? I've been dealing with symptoms for two months. Can it be cured?

Probably at. Six months. Prostatitis comprises of infectious and inflammatory components. It can be difficult to control once you lose control of acute phase. Protracted course of antibiotics up to one or two months is sometimes needed. Life style modifications such as moderate exercise and avoiding protracted sitting or standing, hydration, hot baths are just as important. See a urologist. Read more...

Can chronic non-bacterial prostatitis be cured?

Here are some ... This diagnosis is a potpourri of various still unknown prostate-related disorders. Thus far, some mystery surrounding it is still in the cloud, its reasonable care options are available ranging from taking alpha-blocker, pelvic floor muscle exercise, possible drug use for pelvis nerve (pudental) neuropathy or even nerve block, etc. In short, it's manageable but not necessarily curable. More? Ask. Read more...