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prostatitis 

What Is the Prostate? What's Normal?

What Is the Prostate? What's Normal?

patient education

Many men aren't sure what their prostate is, what it does, or when to call a doctor if they think they might have a problem. So, information is the best tool you have in dealing with this aspect of men’s health. Prostate is a small gland. . . .

Treating prostatitis: Any cause for optimism?

Treating prostatitis: Any cause for optimism?

patient education

Prostatitis gets little press, but it’s an all-too-common genitourinary condition in men. It accounts for about 1.8 million visits to the doctor’s office in the United States each year. Depending on how you define the term, 9% to 16% of. . . .

What are Prostatitis and Related Chronic Pelvic Pain Conditions?

What are Prostatitis and Related Chronic Pelvic Pain Conditions?

patient education

Prostatitis and related pelvic pain conditions involve pain in and around the prostate. In most cases, you feel pain because of:
a prostate infection
inflammation
some other problem
Prostatitis and pelvic pain conditions. . . .

What Are the Benefits of Prostate Massage Therapy?

What Are the Benefits of Prostate Massage Therapy?

patient education

Prostate massage therapy is the practice of massaging the male prostate either for medical or therapeutic reasons. The use of prostate massage therapy is anecdotally supported for a range of conditions. These conditions include erectile dysfunction. . . .

NIH-Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (NIH-CPSI)

NIH-Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (NIH-CPSI)

patient education

Pain or Discomfort
1. In the last week, have you experienced any pain or discomfort in the following areas?                                      . . . .