Chronic prostatitis: symptoms and effective treatment

abdominal pain in chronic prostatitis

Chronic prostatitis - the specter of modern men, or a disease they prefer not to notice?

According to statistics, this is the most common disease of the male reproductive system, occurring equally in young and old men.

The peculiarity of chronic prostatitis is that in most cases the disease is almost asymptomatic.

A little anatomy. . .

The prostate is a male gland with a volume of 20-30 ml, which acts as a barrier against the penetration of infection into the organs of the genitourinary system, due to the production of antibacterial substances. A small valve that prevents sperm from entering the bladder, and it also produces fluid that ensures high sperm motility.

Definition of prostatitis

Inflammation of the glands is none other than prostatitis. It increases in size, over time, due to constant inflammation, scar tissue is formed. What can cause inflammation, consider below, now another question. . .

How to know what hurts?

Each organism is unique and the signs of disease manifestations may be different, but long-term observation of patients with chronic prostatitis has allowed doctors to identify the most common common symptoms: pain in the groin, immediately after ejaculation; urination, accompanied by pain, heaviness in the lower abdomen, orgasm not expressed, extinguished.

Why is this happening?

The prostate is inflamed and any contraction causes discomfort. The whole picture is complemented by: rapid fatigue, sleep disturbances and, consequently, irritability.

Why am I there?


Analysis of your life, may have been or the following:

  • Sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia, trichomoniasis. Or pathogens: staphylococcus aureus, E. coli.
  • Maybe you are an office worker and lead an inactive lifestyle.
  • Or your life is a constant stress.
  • Irregular sexual life, or its complete absence (leading to the process of stagnation in the prostate gland).
  • Acute chronic diseases that reduce immunity.
  • Power supply error. Many experts agree that malnutrition is also an indirect cause of chronic prostatitis.
  • Bad habits: alcohol and smoking.
snacks as a cause of chronic prostatitis

What to do?

If you experience any of the above symptoms, be sure to see a doctor. In any case, do not self -medicate, follow the magic tips described on the Internet.


Before choosing a urologist, look at the reviews of the person he or she has helped, and not on his or her clothes. Read on the advice forum of those treated, related to a particular clinic.

Treatment of chronic prostatitis

First, the doctor takes your medical history. It is very important here, without hiding the details, to explain what happened to you when the first symptoms of the disease appeared.

Also, to make a correct diagnosis and determine the type of your prostate disease, the doctor will order a comprehensive examination.

There are four types of prostatitis:

  1. Bacteria - very rare, possibly acute untreated.
  2. Abacterial inflammation with infectious pathogens.
  3. Bacteria without inflammation.
  4. Asymptomatic - no symptoms.

The doctor will order a comprehensive examination. These include blood and urine tests, various smears, significant examination by a doctor to determine the size of the prostate, ultrasound examination.

See a doctor for chronic prostatitis

Based on the characteristics of your body and the results of research, the doctor will prescribe effective treatment for chronic prostatitis.

The road is long and here it is important to understand that success in treatment depends not only on prescribed medications and procedures. Success largely depends on your lifestyle.

Are you ready to change your life? Regular exercise, running, walking for older men. Make sure to sleep. Nutritious food. Avoid cigarettes and alcohol.

Modern technology for the treatment of chronic prostatitis

In the pages of the twenty -first century and medicine did not stop. There are new drugs, as well as new methods of painless hardware treatment, that have proven themselves well in clinical trials.

Instead of hardware treatments, laser therapy is now widespread. Acting directly on inflamed tissue, the laser restores blood circulation, gradually removing scar tissue.

Side effects are practically not found, but there are some contraindications, such as: heart disease, epilepsy, diabetes and a few more.

Transurethral wave treatment has also proven itself well. The bipolar source directs heat energy to the affected area, allowing selective heating and destruction of only the rapidly growing glandular cells, while the surrounding tissue is not damaged.

The goal of treatment is to reduce inflammation and eliminate prostate infections.

Advantages: painless, no anesthesia, single procedure. No side effects were observed.

Another painless treatment for chronic prostatitis is ultrasound. Provides positive dynamics in the work of the glands, reduces scar tissue, promotes tissue regeneration.

But, we must remember: to achieve a good effect in treatment, you need to replace medication and hardware treatment. Positive dynamics were also observed with the replacement of several hardware courses for the treatment of prostatitis.

Panacea or scam?

Now the Internet has many magic drugs and magic devices for the treatment of chronic prostatitis.

Don’t believe advertising, and even more so the medicine itself.

the question of the possibility of treating chronic prostatitis

At best, this will end up losing money for you, at worst, it will delay your recovery, or make it impossible.

Is it possible to fully recover?

There is no clear answer here. . .

Some doctors promise a complete cure, others say that it is only possible to improve the quality of life.

It all depends on you, on the first signs you notice - do not pull, go through the study.

Even if nothing bothers you, the doctor recommends a complete checkup once a year.

active lifestyle in chronic prostatitis

If a diagnosis is made, remember - this is not a verse. And a positive result in treatment is possible if you yourself want it, follow the doctor's prescription and lead a proper lifestyle.