Prostatitis

Chronic Prostatitis Has Adverse Effects on Sperm

Chronic Prostatitis Has Adverse Effects on Sperm

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CBP was associated with a reduction in sperm concentration, sperm vitality, sperm total and progressive motility.

Risk Factors for Abscess Formation in Acute Prostatitis Identified

Risk Factors for Abscess Formation in Acute Prostatitis Identified

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Imaging studies should be considered for men who have long symptom duration and voiding disturbances associated with acute prostatitis, researchers say.

Managing Recurrent UTI in Older Men

Managing Recurrent UTI in Older Men

Case presented of patient with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase E. coli infection.

Clinical Prostatitis May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men

Clinical Prostatitis May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men

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In white men, the condition is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer only in the absence of histologic inflammation.

Lifestyle Factors Not Linked to Chronic Prostatitis/Pelvic Pain

Lifestyle Factors Not Linked to Chronic Prostatitis/Pelvic Pain

No correlations seen in large cohort study of U.S. male health professionals.

Fosfomycin An Option for Prostatitis

Fosfomycin An Option for Prostatitis

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Physicians face an increasing prevalence of chronic bacterial prostatitis cases that are resistant to fluoroquinolones, which have been a mainstay of treatment.

Biomarkers Help Distinguish Prostate Cancer from Prostatitis

Biomarkers Help Distinguish Prostate Cancer from Prostatitis

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The biomarkers PHI and PCA3 demonstrated high diagnostic accuracy in discriminating prostate cancer from prostatitis in re-biopsy candidates.

Prostatitis Found to Increase Prostate Cancer Risk

Prostatitis Found to Increase Prostate Cancer Risk

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Researchers observe no association between prostate cancer and urethritis, orchitis, or epididymitis.

Treating Gum Disease May Improve Prostatitis Symptoms

Treating Gum Disease May Improve Prostatitis Symptoms

Periodontal problems linked to inflammation throughout the body, researcher says.

Testosterone Therapy May Benefit Hypogonadal CP/CPSS Sufferers

Testosterone Therapy May Benefit Hypogonadal CP/CPSS Sufferers

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Patients experienced significant improvements in symptoms and quality of life parameters.

Premature Ejaculation Linked to Chlamydia in Prostatitis Patients

Premature Ejaculation Linked to Chlamydia in Prostatitis Patients

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The condition is more likely in men with chronic bacterial prostatitis caused by C. trachomatis rather than other uropathogens.

CP/CPPS May Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer

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Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) may put men at increased risk for colorectal cancer, a study found. The association was most prominent among men younger than 60 years.

Fluoroquinolone Use Raises Post-Biopsy Prostatitis Risk

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Researchers in Egypt have found an "alarmingly high" rate of acute prostatitis following prostate biopsy and identified prior fluoroquinolone use as a significant risk factor for its development, according to a report in Urology.

Prostatitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: An Update

Prostatitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: An Update

Etiology and treatment are clearly defined for infectious prostatic syndromes, but not for chronic pelvic pain syndrome.

Silodosin Found to Ease CP/CPPS Symptoms

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Silodosin may be an effective treatment for moderate or severe chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), researchers reported at the American Urological Association 2011 annual meeting.

Jury Ponders Whether Earlier PSA Would Have Made Difference

Jury Ponders Whether Earlier PSA Would Have Made Difference

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Most of Dr. W's cases were referrals from other physicians, often from physicians with whom he was friends.

Prostatitis Linked to Periodontitis

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Men with the most severe form of prostatitis also showed signs of periodontitis, raising the possibility that the inflammation characterizing the two conditions may be related.

Dutasteride May Ease Prostatitis-Related Symptoms

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SAN FRANCISCO—Dutasteride treatment may decrease prostatitis-related symptoms, data suggest.

Prostatitis: A Multifaceted and Complex Diagnosis

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The condition can be challenging to diagnose because it frequently refers to a vague constellation of pelvic pain and voiding symptoms.

Study Links CP/CPPS To H. pylori

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Patients with chronic prostatitis have a higher prevalence of seropositivity to Helicobacter pylori compared with patients without the condition, according to researchers.

Pollen Extract May Relieve CP/CPPS

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A pollen extract may be an effective treatment for inflammatory chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), a German study suggests.

Electroacupuncture May Ease CP/CPPS Symptoms

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Electroacupunture (EA) may be an effective way to relieve pain in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), according to Korean investigators.

Antibiotics May Fail To Lower PSA

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Long-term antibiotic therapy for men with biopsy-proven asymptomatic prostatitis may not significantly alter elevated PSA levels, data show.

Study: Prostatitis May Increase BPH Risk

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Physician-diagnosed prostatitis is associated with 2.4-fold increased risk of a later diagnosis of BPH and a 70% increased risk of requiring later treatment for that condition, according to a study published in Urology (2008;71:475-479).

Acupuncture For CP/CPPS

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Acupuncture may ease symptoms of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain (CP/CPPS), according to a report in The American Journal of Medicine (2008;121:79.e1-79.e7).

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