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Prostatic abscess

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Prostatic abscess is available below.

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
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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
  • E.coli
  • more causes...»

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Prostatic abscess: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prostatic abscess: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Prostatic abscess

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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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More information about Prostatic abscess

  1. Prostatic abscess: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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