July 1, 2011 by Prostate Dr. · Comments Off
Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland that occurs in men. Statistics indicate that the diagnosis of prostatitis is assigned at 8% of all urologist and 1% of all primary care physician visits in the United States. [Collins MM, Stafford RS, O'Leary MP, Barry MJ (1998). "How common is prostatitis? A national survey of physician visits". J. Urol. 159 (4): 1224–8]
In 1999, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney…»»Read more: Prostatitis classification
June 24, 2011 by Prostate Dr. · Comments Off
There are many possible causes for prostatitis and quite often these different causes trigger different symptoms. However, chronic/acute prostatitis symptoms cannot be easily differentiated for they are often similar with respect to the symptoms of other non-urological or urological diseases.
Generally the symptoms of prostatitis includes:
- urinary frequency
- frequent urination during night time
- problems in urinating
- burning or painful urination
- experiencing low-back pain and perineal
- muscle or joint pain
- tender or swollen prostate
- blood in the urine (called hematuria)
- painful ejaculation.
Howevere…»»Read more: Acute prostatitis symptoms