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 include painful, difficult and/or frequent urination, pain the groin or pelvic area, blood in urine, body aches, pains and fever.
Prostatitis is diagnosed by an examination of the prostate gland and a urine test.
Treatment will depend on the underlying cause of prostatitis. Treatments include Medication which is usually antibiotics and/or anti-inflammatory medications.