1. madman

    Prostatitis: imaging appearances and diagnostic considerations

    Acute and chronic inflammation of the prostate gland can be attributed to several underlying aetiologies, including but not limited to, bacterial prostatitis, granulomatous prostatitis, and Immunoglobulin G4-related prostatitis. In this review, we provide an overview of the general imaging...
  2. BJE

    Covid causing prostatitis?

    In early mid January I had a headache, chills and fever along with a mild cough and congestion. I thought it might be covid but they ran two different tests and it was not detected. However on the forth day I woke up with prostate pain which indicated that this may be prostatitis. However, it...
  3. DragonBits

    Estrogen Synthesis Leads Prostatic Inflammation (Prostatitis)

    Increased Endogenous Estrogen Synthesis Leads to the Sequential Induction of Prostatic Inflammation (Prostatitis) and Prostatic Pre-Malignancy Stuart J. Ellem,* Hong Wang,* Matti Poutanen,† and Gail P. Risbridger* Prostatitis causes substantial morbidity to men, through associated urinary...
  4. C

    for those that suffer from occasional prostatitis.

    I have suffered from occasional bouts of mild prostatitis while on TRT over the past couple of years and wanted to share some information. Anyone who has ever experienced prostatitis will tell you the horror stories that comes with it. Weaker urine stream, burning sensation, constant discomfort...
  5. Nelson Vergel

    Seven causes of a high PSA that are not cancer

    The prostate-specific antigen test is a blood test that measures levels of a protein the prostate gland produces. Men with prostate cancer usually have elevated levels of this protein, but heightened levels do not always mean cancer. Other health conditions may also cause prostate-specific...
  6. Nelson Vergel

    What Every Man Should Know About Prostatitis

    This is the number one reason for PSA increases while on TRT. Chronic Nonbacterial Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome It has been widely reported that more than 90 percent of men with prostatitis meet the criteria for chronic nonbacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    Natural Treatments for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH- Prostate Inflammation)

    Phytotherapy, or the use of plant extracts, is becoming widely used in the management of many medical conditions including BPH (Table 11) 107 . Often these agents are promoted to aid "prostatic health" and a significant proportion of men try them. Factors also contributing to their widespread...
  8. Nelson Vergel

    The effect of testosterone replacement on prostate growth

    The effect of androgen-replacement therapy on prostate growth: a systematic review and meta-analysis. AuthorsCui Y, et al. Eur Urol. 2013 Nov;64(5):811-22. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.03.042. Epub 2013 Apr 3. Abstract CONTEXT: Androgen-replacement therapy (ART) is a widely accepted form of...
  9. Nelson Vergel

    Antibiotics are not beneficial in the management of category III prostatitis: A meta analysis

    Some prostatitis cases are very difficult to treat but most respond to antibiotic treatment. This meta analysis reviewed only advanced cases of prostatitis. Antibiotics are not beneficial in the management of category III prostatitis: A meta analysis - Abstract Purpose: To determine whether...
  10. blacore


    Has anyone ever had prostatitis? If so what were the symptoms?