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I have a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

A: 10 Sep 2011 How do you even know you have chronic bacterial prostatitis, if you did someone such as a doctor or urologist would be giving you treatment. If its bacterial antibiotics are given Votes:+0CommentVote upReportSearch for questionsStill looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question. Search:Similar questionsInfections - What drugs can be taken to treat chronic Bacteria Infection of the bladder? I''ve been?... on Cipro, Augmentin for 8 months now and the infection still returns 1 answer • 22 Sep 2009 • In a case of chronic bacterial


What Is chronic bacterial prostatitis?

A: chronic bacterial prostatitis is a rare medical condition that strikes men who are young or in their middle aged years. It occurs when bacteria invades the prostate, a gland connected to the male''s urethra. As a result, the patient suffers from ongoing urinary tract infections. Men with chronic bacterial prostatitis experience pain when urinating. They also experience difficulties when trying to completely eliminate urine from the bladder. Other common symptoms include abdominal pain, lower back pain, and pain within the testicles and penis. Men may also experience discomfort during ejaculation. This painful medical condition is caused by...

chronic bacterial prostatitis

A: What is chronic bacterial prostatitis? prostatitis is defined as inflammation of the prostate gland. In chronic bacterial prostatitis, the inflammation is caused by the presence of microbes. The patient will demonstrate recurring infections caused by the bacteria. Most often, the bacteria is of a common strain that is normally found in the urine. This condition is quite rare, but is curable. However, treatment may not always be successful, and prolonged treatment is typically necessary....


In a case of chronic bacterial prostatitis caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, what is the recommended?

A: The standard dose is 1g of azithromycin as a single dose. See: http://www.fpnotebook.com/ID/STD/ChlmydTrchmts.htm http://www.fpnotebook.com/Urology/ID/ActBctrlPrsts.htm...

bacterial prostatitis

A: You"ve asked a number of questions.  Microwave therapy has not been tested with bacterial prostatitis although it has been helpful in non-bacterial prostatitis.  I"m not sure that 10 sessions would be necessary but I don"t use microwave therapy for prostatitis.  The prostatitis as well as any surgical treatment for it may certainly affect fertility.  WBC in the semen does not affect fertility by and of itself, but to the degree that it represents an infection it is likely to occur together with reduced fertility.  These issues should be discussed at length with your urologist.  A second opinion may be helpful as...

A possible bacterial prostatitis from an STD infection?

A: Matt, you are correct in that the most common cause of your complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis.  Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation, burning in the penile tip unrelated to voiding, urethral discharge, sexual dysfunction (such as difficulty with erection), aching in the penis, testicles, and discomfort in the lower abdomen, low back, groin, rectum or perineum (the area between the scrotum and rectum ? between the ?wind and the rain?) and constipation. The passage of blood at the initiation or termination of urination or in the semen can also be noted.  semen.   During sexual...

What are the causes of bacterial prostatitis?

A: bacterial prostatitis is one type of prostatitis which is caused by the infections of one pathogenic bacterium or several kinds of bacteria in your prostate. The disease-causing bacteria is Gram-negative aerobic bacteria, such as Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Gram-positive bacteria such as staphylococcus, streptococcus and type diphtheria bacteria can also cause prostatitis. Many people doubt whether Gram-positive bacteria can really cause chronic prostatitis. Based on substantial clinical observation, we came to understand that chlamydia and mycoplasma may also cause prostatitis. I recommend...


What Is prostatitis?

A: prostatitis is a disease of the prostate gland. This disease can cause groin pain, painful urination, and related symptoms. The prostate gland is about the size and shape of a walnut and is located directly below the bladder in men, and it also surrounds the urethra.. prostatitis does not refer to a single condition, but instead, it references an entire group of disorders that have related symptoms. Roughly five to ten percent of all cases are related to bacterial infections and can be treated effectively. The more common forms of prostatitis are more difficult to diagnose and treat. Medications can help manage the symptoms, and research is ongoing. The National Institute of Health (NIH)...


What Are the Symptoms of chronic prostatitis?

A: Some of the symptoms of chronic prostatitis are painful urination, painful ejaculations and pain in the abdominal region, lower back and groin area. A man with this condition is also likely to experience other problems involving urination, such as feeling an urgent need to urinate and frequent urination. Other symptoms of chronic prostatitis also may include the presence of blood in urine or semen, as well as fever and fatigue.. prostatitis is caused by inflammation of the prostate gland in men. Generally, the symptoms of chronic prostatitis are the result of a bacterial infection, but may...


Information about chronic prostatitis

A: chronic prostatitis is a condition in which the prostate is inflamed. It should be distinguished from other types of prostatitis, like acute prostatitis and chronic bacterial prostatitis. The symptoms that accompany this condition include: pain in the perineal area for longer than 3 months without apparent bacterial infection in the urinary tract or genital tract. This pain might radiate to the back or to the rectum. Painful urination, burning pain in the penis, abdominal pain and unexplained fatigue are other possible symptoms of chronic

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