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All you need to know about Chronic Prostatitis.

About


A condition which causes an inflammation of the prostate gland.


Chronic Prostatitis is more common in men who are aged more than 30 years. [1]


- Can be medically treated.
- Requires a diagnosis.
- Lab tests and imaging are often required.
- Medium-term: Can be resolved within months.


Prostatitis is a condition which affects the prostate gland (it sits under the bladder and surrounds the urethra) and can cause immense pain during urination. When prostatitis lasts for months or years, the condition is called chronic prostatitis. The causes of chronic prostatitis may include injury or an infection in the prostate gland or due to an immune system disorder.


Symptoms


If you suffer from chronic prostatitis, you may notice the following:
- Not Self-Diagnosable – Difficulty during urination or pain in the pelvic area.
- Pain during ejaculation.
- Continuous need to urinate.
- Severe fever or fatigue.


Treatment


Self-care: Pelvic floor exercises can help in improving the urination difficulties and strengthen the muscles in and around the pelvic area.


Medications: Using Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics helps in killing the bacteria and reducing the inflammation.


Specialists: Seek immediate medical attention from a doctor in case your condition worsens over time. At mfine, you will receive a comprehensive treatment plan for optimum health and speedy recovery.

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