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Prostatitis: Introduction

Prostatitis: Inflammation of the prostate. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Prostatitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Prostatitis

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Causes of Types of Prostatitis:

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Prostatitis: Symptom Checker

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Prostatitis Treatments

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Prostatitis: Animations

Medications or substances causing Prostatitis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Prostatitis as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Prostatitis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Prostatitis

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Misdiagnosis and Prostatitis

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Prostatitis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Prostatitis: Related Rare Diseases

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Prostatitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Prostatitis listed in Disease Database:

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Article Excerpts about Prostatitis

Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland that results in urinary frequency and urgency, burning or painful urination (dysuria), and pain in the lower back and genital area, among other symptoms. In some cases, prostatitis is caused by bacterial infection and can be treated with antibiotics. But the more common forms of prostatitis are not associated with any known infecting organism. Antibiotics are often ineffective in treating the nonbacterial forms of prostatitis. (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland that results in... (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Definitions of Prostatitis:

Inflammation of the prostate. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the prostate gland characterized by perineal pain and irregular urination and (if severe) chills and fever
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Inflammation of the prostate.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Prostatitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Prostatitis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Prostatitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Prostatitis. Of the 11 causes of Prostatitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Prostatitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Prostatitis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Prostatitis:

The following list of medical conditions have Prostatitis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.



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Causes of Prostatitis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Prostatitis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Classifications of Prostatitis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Prostatitis:

    Prostate symptoms (16 causes), Male sexual symptoms (471 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Male genital symptoms (427 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Penis symptoms (346 causes), Fertility symptoms (370 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes), Male reproductive symptoms (577 causes)

    Symptoms related to Prostatitis:

    Enlarged prostate, Prostate symptoms (16 causes), Prostate pain (12 causes), Enterococcus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella sp, Mumps (3 causes), Proteus, Reiter's syndrome, Staphylococcus aureus

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