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