Symptoms of prostatitis are not always manifest, and sometimes inflammation of the prostate symptoms. And it is very dangerous, because the man does not receive the necessary treatment, and thus multiplied the risk of complications, including impotence
Impotence - a female perspective on the problem
How to identify prostatitis
Infectious and inflammatory processes in the genital area of men and women today are a major cause of infertility. A feature of all of these diseases (prostatitis no exception) is that they often occur with minimal symptoms or even completely asymptomatic. That is why all men is recommended once a year show a urologist, and women - gynecologist.
If you do that for some reason is not possible, you need to pay attention to any violations that occur in the genital area, even if they were transient and went on their own without treatment. The main symptoms of prostatitis are pain in the urinary organs and urinary disorders.
If such symptoms appear, you should immediately consult your doctor and be screened. The survey includes: a study of urine and prostate secretion in the presence of an infectious agent by PCR (detected DNA pathogen), seeding of prostate secretion in the culture media to identify the pathogen and its sensitivity to antibiotics or antiviral drugs, the general analysis of blood, urine, blood analysis by ELISA (detected antibodies to infectious agents), ultrasound and X-ray studies, if necessary.
The first signs of prostatitis
The first signs of prostatitis may be a night of pain in the perineum, pubic area and lower back, accompanied by a slight impairment in the form of frequent urination painful by the end of urination. The intensity of these symptoms in different patients may be different, they just need to pay attention.
Symptoms and treatment of prostatitis
Treatment of prostatitis - not an easy task
linked: the sooner the patient finds symptoms of prostatitis and to see a specialist, the more effective the treatment will be. If the primary is acute prostatitis, there is a chance to get rid of the disease forever.
Pain is a major and persistent symptoms of prostatitis. Because the prostate swells and increases in size, compressed blood vessels, broken blood microcirculation in the prostate that promotes continuous flow of inflammation in the prostate. Irritation of the nerve endings of the products of inflammation and compression of enlarged prostate cause the appearance of pain.
Initially, the pain are transient non-intensive in nature. They start in the perineum or the pubic area and spread to the inner thighs, sacrum and lower back. At the beginning of the disease are pain usually occur at night, which is associated with increased prostate edema at rest and warm. But gradually the pain become stronger and more frequent.
Chronic prostatitis is often accompanied by the development of chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). Today not determined why developing this syndrome, the main feature of which is constant, more or less intense aching pain in the genital area, perineum, inner thighs and lower back. CPPS peculiarity is that arising from this pain, it is very difficult to stop - they are virtually untreatable.
Urination disorders - it is no less frequent sign of prostatitis. If such violations are related to the difficulty of removing urine from the bladder (the prostate is associated with an enlarged prostate squeezing the urethra - the urethra), they are called dysuria.
If prostatitis dysuria usually appears imperative frequent urge to urinate and the emergence of pain at the end of urination. Urine thus usually turbid, with a strong inflammatory process it is possible to detect impurity levels. If inflammation of the prostate is purulent in the urine may appear thread of pus.
Common signs of acute prostatitis
Acute prostatitis - the culprit bacteria
include fever (usually mild, but sometimes up to high digits), chills, malaise, pain in muscles and joints, headache.
Common symptoms of chronic prostatitis
Chronic prostatitis - every man should know his signs
- A weakness, malaise, decreased performance.
Symptoms of prostatitis indicate that the patient should immediately consult a urologist.