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What Tests Should be Done to Diagnose the Prostatitis?

Prostatitis can bring many symptoms to men such as frequent and urgent urination, but UTI also can bring those symptoms to men. Thus, in order to make a accurate diagnosis, taking tests in hospital is necessary. 

 
Digital rectal examination
 
Doctor can exam prostate via fingers, because there only has one wall between prostate and rectum. This type of exam is important, because it not only can used on prostatitis patients, but also can used on prostate cancer patients. Generally speaking, health prostate just like a nut. It is very smooth and can be pushed. While, when men affect prostatitis, the prostate gland become harder and not smooth anymore. If you touch it, small pain can be felt.
 
Prostate fluid examination
 
This exam includes EPSRT, Prostate fluid bacterial culture and drug sensitive test
 
Microscopic examination of prostate fluid
 
Doctor can do a massage on prostate when taking digital rectal examination and then collect the fluid. The fluid is muddy and yellowish. After put it under Microscopic, you should take care of the number of red cell, white cell, pus cell and lecithin body.
 
Prostate fluid bacterial culture and drug sensitive test
 
This test is an important step before treating, because this step can make sure what kind of bacterium is the causes. If it is bacterial prostatitis, increased bacteria can be seen.
 
Urine test
 
Because many patient cannot be collected prostate fluid successfully, thus, it is vital to take urine test. By comparing the urine before massage and after massage, it is easy to find a man has prostatitis or not. If the white cell number of urine after massage is higher than the first cup, it is possible that this man has had prostatitis.
 
Semen test
 
Prostate fluid is a part of semen, so we also can diagnose prostatitis by analyzing semen. According the result from a large number of researches, a huge number of prostatitis patients have higher white cells. Thus, this type of test is an important way.

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