Overview

Chronic bacterial prostatitis is a rare condition that causes recurring infections in the prostate and results in swelling, inflammation, and frequent urinary tract infections. The prostate is a small gland located directly below the bladder in me[read article]

Tests for Chronic Prostatitis

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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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Semen Culture Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Urine Culture Test
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A blood culture is a fairly routine test that checks for bacteria, yeast, and other microorganisms in the blood. The test is relatively simple for the patient and i...  More
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A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test measures the level of PSA in a man's blood. PSA is a protein produced by the cells of the prostate, a small gland just b...  More
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Transrectal Ultrasound of Prostate
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There's an on-going debate within the medical community about the merits of routine screening for prostate cancer. Get the latest information and one expert'...  More
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Retrograde Urethrogram
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Medical Procedures for Chronic Prostatitis

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Transurethral Fulguration of Prostate
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Pain Management
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A sitz bath is a warm, shallow bath that cleanses the perineum (the space between the rectum and the vulva or scrotum). A sitz bath can be used for everyday persona...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Chronic Prostatitis

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Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)
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Prescribed Medications for Chronic Prostatitis

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CIPROFLOXACIN (sip roe FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other v...  More
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LEVOFLOXACIN (lee voe FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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GENTAMICIN (jen ta MYE sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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SULFAMETHOXAZOLE; TRIMETHOPRIM or SMX-TMP (suhl fuh meth OK suh zohl; trye METH oh prim) is a combination of a sulfonamide antibiotic and a second antibiotic, trime...  More
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