Prostatic abscess: Introduction
Prostatic abscess: Prostatic abscess, which is an uncommon but well-described complication of acute bacterial prostatitis (ABP), is a potential indication for surgery.
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causes, and treatments of Prostatic abscess is available below.
Symptoms of Prostatic abscess
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symptoms of Prostatic abscess
Treatments for Prostatic abscess
- Antibiotics, surgical drainage of abscess and removal of dead tissue
- Medical management of prostatic abscess is often unsuccessful.Transrectal or perineal aspiration of the abscess is preferred and is often effective, especially if symptoms do not improve after 1 week of medical therapy
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Causes of Prostatic abscess
- Immunocompromised patients who have diabetes
- Patients with urethral instrumentation
- Prolonged indwelling urethral catheters
- Patients on maintenance dialysis
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Prostatic abscess: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Prostatic abscess
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Prostatic abscess: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Prostatic abscess: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Prostatic abscess
Prognosis for Prostatic abscess:
Decreased fertility has been reported, but only in cases of massive bacterial inoculation.
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