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Acute Prostatitis


Acute prostatitis is a sudden inflammation of the prostrate gland.


  • Bacterial infection
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Trauma


  • Pain and burning while urination
  • Pain between the genitals and anus
  • Need to urinate urgently and frequently
  • Nocturia  ( frequent need to urinate during night)
  • Decreased flow of urine
  • Fever
  • Low back pain

Usually, a course of antibiotics cures most cases of acute prostratitis. In case of inability to urinate, urine may be extracted directly from the bladder through a tube.


  • Avoid urine retention
  • Avoid unsafe sex
  • Promptly treat any urinary tract infection
  • Drink lots of liquids

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