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my report... U.S.G. finding are suggestive of mild chr. prostatitis ........what is treatment for this


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replied March 31st, 2010
Prostate Answer A11028


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 prostatitis. Certain patients report that the condition has affected their libido and erectile function.
The treatment depends on the type of chronic prostatitis. Sperm culture might reveal the presence of bacterial chronic prostatitis that should be treated with adequate antibiotics. Non-bacterial chronic prostatitis is responsible for most of the cases with inflammation of the prostate. However, the mechanisms and the triggers responsible for this type are not quite clear. Therefore, multi-modal treatment is advised. Combination of Bio-feedback physical therapy, physiological therapy and medications (alpha-blockers are one of them) might be quite beneficial.

You might want to visit a urologist fr more information about chronic prostatitis.


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