chronic prostatitis


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chronic prostatitis

Inflammation of the prostate typically caused by bacterial infection, which is associated with urinary tract infecton, cystitis, urethritis, epididymitis or acute prostatitis.
 
Risk factors
Alcoholism, perineal injury and certain sexual practices, especially anal intercourse.

chronic prostatitis

Urology Inflammation of the prostate due to a bacterial infection, associated with UTI, cystitis, urethritis, epididymitis, or acute prostatitis Risk factors Alcoholism, perineal injury, and certain sexual practices, especially anal intercourse. See Benign prostatic hypertrophy.

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hominis in only 14 (6.3%) and Mycoplasma genitalium in 6 (2.7%) of 139 patients diagnosed with chronic prostatitis, these findings were supported by our own PCR results.
To our knowledge, a total of four publications (3 papers and one poster) have reported clinical data of oral fosfomycin therapy in the treatment of acute and chronic prostatitis (Table 3) [7, 22, 24, 25].
[A Japanese version of the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (NIH-CPSI, Okayama version) and the clinical evaluation of cernitin pollen extract for chronic non-bacterial prostatitis].
Nickel, "Textbook of Prostatitis," in National Institutes of Health Classification of Chronic Prostatitis, J.
Shoskes, "Current treatment options in the management of chronic prostatitis," Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, vol.
that included 1,442 males with chronic prostatitis revealed that Chlamydia trachomatis, Trichomonas vaginalis, and Ureaplasma urealyticum were the causative pathogens in half of the patients (15).
Masonano, "Chronic prostatitis and infections of prostate gland," American Journal of Cancer, vol.
Lymphoid follicles may not be readily appreciated and can be misdiagnosed as chronic prostatitis. The patient underwent TURP 10 years prior to a final pathologic diagnosis of BPH.
Chlamydia trachomatis occurrence and its impact on sperm quality in chronic prostatitis patients.
The false positive rate for PSA testing is high, for example, in men with chronic prostatitis and benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Schultheiss (19) reports in individuals with chronic prostatitis altered quality of life and wellbeing associated to a disorder of sexuality.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the expression of the orexin receptor in different prostate pathologies, including prostate adenocarcinoma, benign prostate hyperplasia and chronic prostatitis.

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