Prostate Infection

Swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland (prostatitis) cause symptoms like painful urination, groin and pelvic pain, testicle and penis pain, frequent urge to urinate, cloudy urine, etc. These can be due to bacterial infection or trauma to the nerves of the lower urinary tract. If bacterial prostatitis fails to respond to antibiotics, they frequently recur, leading to chronic bacterial prostatitis. In bacterial prostatitis, additional symptoms include fever, nausea, vomiting, and body ache.

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How to treat swollen and painful glans?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old unmarried male. My height is 6'2" and weight is 73 kg. For the past three¬†months, I have pain in the left side of my glans penis. At the same time, I have a continuous pain on the left side of the anus. The pain around the anus is not severe, but it is enough to bother...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history and findings I am suspicious of chronic prostatitis, which is a longstanding infection of the prostate. It is associated with pain in the perineal region, which is neither mild nor severe. It needs to be confirmed with a per rectal examination in whi...  Read Full »

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