Prostatitis


Prostatitis

What is Prostatitis?

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland in between the bladder and the urethra that nourishes and transports sperm.

Symptoms of Prostatitis

Symptoms of prostatitis include painful, difficult and/or frequent urination, pain the groin or pelvic area, blood in urine, body aches, pains and fever.

Diagnosing Prostatitis

Prostatitis is diagnosed by an examination of the prostate gland and a urine test.

Treatments for Prostatitis

Treatment will depend on the underlying cause of prostatitis. Treatments include Medication which is usually antibiotics and/or anti-inflammatory medications.

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