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Chronic bacterial prostatitis

Chronic bacterial prostatitis: Introduction

Chronic bacterial prostatitis: Chronic bacterial prostatitis is also relatively uncommon. It is acute prostatitis associated with an underlying defect in the ... more about Chronic bacterial prostatitis.

Chronic bacterial prostatitis: Chronic bacterial prostatitis is a condition in which infection of the prostate and the related symptoms develop more slowly.. The infection is normally just in the prostate, and there is no other infection such as a bladder infection. Symptoms are not as dramatic as with an acute infection. The symptoms may 'drag on', or come and go. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chronic bacterial prostatitis is available below.

Symptoms of Chronic bacterial prostatitis

  • Pain similar to acute infection (described above) but usually not as severe
  • Mild urinary irritation
  • Ejaculation may be painful. The pain may vary in severity from day to day.
  • General tiredness
  • The prostate may not always feel tender
  • more symptoms...»

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Causes of Chronic bacterial prostatitis

  • Prostate abnormality
  • Common bacteria that live in the bowel flora
  • Damage to the prostate gland following surgery
  • Catheter passed into the bladder may sometimes let bacteria travel to the prostate
  • Sexually transmitted disease
  • more causes...»

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Prognosis for Chronic bacterial prostatitis: Symptoms may clear with antibiotics. However, infection recurs in some cases, and symptoms may recur or become persistent despite treatment.

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Chronic bacterial prostatitis is also relatively uncommon. It is acute prostatitis associated with an underlying defect in the prostate, a focal point for bacterial persistence in the urinary tract. Effective treatment usually requires identifying and removing the defect and then treating the infection with antibiotics. However, antibiotics often do not cure it. (Source: excerpt from Prostatitis Disorders of the Prostate: NIDDK)

 

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