prostatodynia

prostatodynia

 [pros″tah-to-din´e-ah]
pain in the prostate.

pros·ta·to·dyn·i·a

(pros'tă-tō-din'ē-ă),
A rarely used term for prostatalgia.
[prostato- + G. odynē, pain]

prostatodynia

/pros·ta·to·dyn·ia/ (-din´e-ah) pain in the prostate.

prostatodynia

(pros?ta-to-din'e-a) [? + odyne, pain]
The condition of having the symptoms and signs of prostatitis but no evidence of inflammation of the prostate, with negative urine culture. Use of antibiotics in patients with prostatodynia is unnecessary.
See: proctalgia fugax;
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Prostatitis has a number of categories: acute and chronic bacterial prostatitis, chronic nonbacterial prostatitis, inflammatory and noninflammatory prostatodynia (prostate pain), and asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis.
Treatment of chronic prostatitis and prostatodynia with pollen extract.
Results of treatment with pollen extract (Cernilton N) in chronic prostatitis and prostatodynia.
Urodynamic and psychometric observations and their implication in the management of prostatodynia.
Transrectal prostatic sonography as a useful diagnostic means for patients with chronic prostatitis or prostatodynia.
Unlike acute prostatitis, chronic prostatitis, nonbacterial prostatitis, and prostatodynia can be very difficult to treat.
And those with socalled prostatodynia have complaints associated with prostatitis without bacterial infection or inflammation.
Being a simpleminded surgeon, I'm always leery of diagnoses I have trouble pronouncing: prostatodynia.
Nonbacterial prostatitis may be caused by an as yet unidentified bug or, like prOstatodynia, may be initiated by a socalled reflux of urine washing back through the prostatic channels that open into the back of the urethra, setting up a severe spasm of muscles as a "chemical" prostatitis is created.
BGM-24 is a plant-extracted, proprietary drug candidate to treat symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), a non-cancerous enlargement of the innermost part of the prostate, and may also be considered for the treatment of chronic non-bacterial Prostatitis and Prostatodynia.