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Chronic bacterial prostatitis needs longer treatment

Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland. Prostatitis may be easily confused with other infections in the urinary tract. If you think you have prostatitis, see your doctor. Prostatitis caused by bacteria often has acute bacterial prostatitis and chronic bacterial prostatitis.

Acute bacterial prostatitis is treated with antibiotics, usually for 4 – 6 weeks. The antibiotics may be adjusted when the urine test results are available. It is important to complete the full course of antibiotics even when symptoms disappear to prevent the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and may reduce the risk of progressing to chronic bacterial prostatitis. A simple painkiller such as paracetamol can be used for pain relief. Rest and fluids are advisable and if passing stools causes discomfort a stool softener can be used.

However, chronic bacterial prostatitis needs longer treatment than acute bacterial prostatitis. Chronic bacterial prostatitis is treated with a 6 – 8 week course of antibiotics as the infection may lie deep within the prostate and the tissue of the prostate is difficult for antibiotics to penetrate. This means that sometimes an infection can persist or recur. An anti-inflammatory drug such as Voltarol (diclofenac) is used to reduce the inflammation in the prostate. Again a stool softener will help with discomfort is caused when passing stools.


Actually, herbal medicine could be better for chronic bacterial prostatitis. As you may know, antibiotics are always with their side effects. They cannot be used for a long time and may cause damage to the kidneys and liver. It is reported by some patients that the longer they take antibiotics, the worse they feel, other than the decrease of symptoms.


Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill as remarkable herbal remedies for chronic bacterial prostatitis, it can eradicate this condition and doesn’t have any drug resistance. In general, sufferers can recover in three months.


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