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What Is acute prostatitis?

A: acute prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland. Itís a rare condition; approximately one man out of every 5,000 will develop acute prostatitis in his lifetime. A person suffering from the condition often experiences discomfort around his penis and anus, and difficulty with urination. The disorder is not contagious or life threatening and is often treated with antibiotics.. The condition arises suddenly as the result of an infection. acute prostatitis occurs as microbes from the urine penetrate the prostate through the urethra, the canal which transmits urine out of the bladder to the penis. The bacteria reproduce quickly and often...


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What is the cause of acute prostatitis?

A: acute prostatitis is usually a result of infection in the urinary tract or infection carried by the blood; in many cases the infection spreads from the urethra and is contracted through sexual transmission....


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What is acute prostatitis?

A: acute prostatitis is usually a result of infection in the urinary tract or infection carried by the blood; in many cases the infection spreads from the urethra and is contracted through sexual transmission....


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prostatitis/epididymitis

A: Jesse: The prostate is connected to the epididymis on both sides through the vas so yes, they are connected. prostatitis typically has a normal urinalysis. If you"ve been diagnosed with acute prostatitis and you don"t take the antibiotics, you could one of the horror stories as well.  acute bacterial prostatitis is the only one where we typically see urinary bacteria.   There is nothing in the blood that would help in the diagnosis.  I suggest you take the medication the doctor prescribed.  Both Cipro and Bactrim are reasonably good urinary antibiotics and appropriate for your problem....
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BPH vs.prostatitis

A: Jeff, both prostatitis and BPH can give similar symptoms (such as frequency) as they affect the same gland.  However, prostatitis symptoms alone are flared by sexual activity.  Also, your long history of symptoms in a relatively young man (42) would fit more with prostatitis.  Microscopic examination & culture of the prostatic fluid will help in the differential.  The presence of pus cells greater than 5 per ml is strongly in favor of prostatitis.  If the culture is also positive, you have bacterial prostatitis and if negative, abacterial prostatitis.  In prostadynia (also called prostatic congestion syndrome)...
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What Is the Treatment For prostatitis?

A: prostatitis is a group of conditions that affect the prostate. The prostate is a male sex gland responsible for producing a fluid into the semen to make it expel more quickly during ejaculation. prostatitis cause pain in the prostate, as well as difficulty or pain while urinating. The treatment for the prostatitis will typically depend on the precise prostate condition that a male is suffering from. One category of the condition is known as bacterial prostatitis, which occurs due to an infection caused by excessive bacteria from urine that gets trapped near the prostate. The condition can be acute or chronic and reoccurring. acute

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prostate concern

A: Wael, benign enlargement of the prostate gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) occurs to varying degrees in all men as they age.  The prostate surrounds the urinary canal (urethra) just after its connection to the urinary bladder.  Inward growth of the prostate either into the bladder neck (opening) or into the urethra itself can cause difficulty with urinating.  The prostate is checked by digital examination through the rectum.  This gives the doctor an idea as to the size and benignity of the gland.  However, it does not always correlate to symptoms as a small gland may have significant inward growth and a large glands enlargement may be entirely peripheral.   The ability to urinate involves the urinary bladder muscle actually becoming stronger as...
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enlarged prostate - the use of a stint

A: Harry, benign enlargement of the prostate gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) occurs to varying degrees in all men as they age.  The prostate surrounds the urinary canal (urethra) just after its connection to the urinary bladder.  Inward growth of the prostate either into the bladder neck (opening) or into the urethra itself can cause difficulty with urinating.  The prostate is checked by digital examination through the rectum.  This gives the doctor an idea as to the size and benignity of the gland.  However, it does not always correlate to symptoms as a small gland may have significant inward growth and a large glands enlargement may be entirely peripheral.   The ability to urinate involves the urinary bladder muscle actually becoming stronger...
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Large prostate about 100g weight

A: Gary, benign enlargement of the prostate gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) occurs to varying degrees in all men as they age.  The prostate surrounds the urinary canal (urethra) just after its connection to the urinary bladder.  Inward growth of the prostate either into the bladder neck (opening) or into the urethra itself can cause difficulty with urinating.  The prostate is checked by digital examination through the rectum.  This gives the doctor an idea as to the size and benignity of the gland.  However, it does not always correlate to symptoms as a small gland may have significant inward growth and a large glands enlargement may be entirely peripheral.   The ability to urinate involves the urinary bladder muscle actually becoming stronger as...
 
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