Acute bacterial prostatitis

Acute bacterial prostatitis. The symptoms of acute bacterial prostatitis come on suddenly and are severe. Men should seek immediate medical care. Symptoms of acute bacterial prostatitis may include

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Symptoms of Acute bacterial prostatitis

Symptoms include severe chills and fever. There is often blood in the urine. Your PSA level (see PSA test) may be higher than normal. ...Source: NCI (NIH)1 ...

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Causes of Acute bacterial prostatitis

Acute bacterial prostatitis: This type is caused by a bacterial infection and comes on suddenly (acute). ...Source: NCI (NIH)2 ...

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Causes List for Acute bacterial prostatitis

Some possible causes of Acute bacterial prostatitis or similar disorders may include:3

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Risk Factors for Acute bacterial prostatitis

Acute and chronic bacterial prostatitis. Men with lower UTIs may be more likely to develop bacterial prostatitis. UTIs that recur or are difficult to treat may lead to chronic bacterial prostatitis. ...Source: NIDDK (NIH)4 ...

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Treatments: Acute bacterial prostatitis

You must go to the doctor's office or emergency room for treatment. It's the least common of the four types, yet it's the easiest to diagnose and treat. Most cases can be cured with a high dose of antibiotics, taken ...5

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Diagnosis

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References

  1. Source: NCI (NIH): cancer.gov/ types/ prostate/ understanding-prostate-changes
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ urologic-diseases/ prostate-problems/ prostatitis-inflammation-prostate
  5. Source: NCI (NIH): cancer.gov/ types/ prostate/ understanding-prostate-changes

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