Prostatitis - Symptoms

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What are the types and symptoms of prostatitis?

There are four types of prostatitis:

  • acute bacterial prostatitis
  • chronic bacterial prostatitis
  • chronic prostatitis without infection
  • asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis
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Comment from: noel, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: December 13

I have a pain just above the pelvic area, it feels slightly swollen and painful to touch. I have had fever for 3 weeks now, on and off, some days worse than others, but generally feeling depressed and low with it and very tired. Also I believe I may have a hernia near the right testicle, as the testicle disappears into my inner leg occasionally, the doctor seemed to think it was the start of a hernia.

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Comment from: 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: March 06

I have chronic non-bacterial prostatitis. Sometimes it feels like there is pressure in my entire urinary tract and my scrotum. Many times it feels like I am sitting on a flaming golf ball. Mixed results with drug therapy.

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