Prostatitis Treatment in Chandler, Gilbert & Phoenix, AZ
Prostate Infection (Prostatitis)
Prostate infection is also known as prostatitis is when the prostate and the surrounding area of the prostate are swelling or inflamed.
What is prostate infection?
The prostate is part of the male reproductive system that is about a size of a walnut. It is located between the bladder and the penis.
Prostate infection, also known as prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate and the nearby areas. There are different types of prostate infection:
Acute bacterial prostatitis
It is the least common type of prostatitis and can be life-threatening if left untreated.
Chronic bacterial prostatitis
This causes urinary tract infections and is more likely to affect middle-aged men and young men.
This is pain and discomfort in the groin and surrounding areas.
The prostate is swelling but there are no symptoms.
What are the causes of prostatitis?
There are no clear reasons for prostatitis. But researchers believe that prostatitis is caused by a microorganism and reaction of the immune system due to the damaged nerve in the surrounding area.
Other risks factors are STDs, infection, bladder obstruction, and enlarged prostate.
What are the symptoms if you have prostate infection?
The symptoms of prostate infections vary this includes:
- body ache
- fever and chills
- burning feeling when urinating
- urinating more often
- bladder pain
- Pain in the testicles
- Pain in the penis
What can be done?
The treatment option for prostatitis depends on the diagnosis.
If the patient has bacterial prostatitis, antibiotics, or antimicrobials may be prescribed. It will be beneficial to avoid alcohol intake, caffeine, and acidic foods.
The treatment is determined depending on the symptoms.
Talk to your doctor if you’re experiencing symptoms of prostate infection. Early treatment is important. For prostatitis treatment in Phoenix, Chandler & Gilbert, AZ, call Desert Sky Urology today!
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