General Information: prostate & prostatitis

BPH – Diagnosis and Treatment

BPH is an enlarged prostate gland that can cause problems with urination. There are many treatments, including surgical and non-surgical. These can be invasive or non-evasive. BPH, also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy, is a condition in which the prostate gland becomes very enlarged and may cause problems associated with urination. BPH does not usually

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Prostate Health: Prostatectomy

An enlarged prostate is a very common with men. If your prostate is creating problems and you have damaged in your bladder, you may have to have it removed. This procedure is called a prostatectomy. Prostate problems are very common in men.  These can usually be treated with medications; however, if the prostate is greatly

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What is Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis?

Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis, also referred to as CBP, is caused by a bacterial infection. The same bacteria that causes bladder infections causes CBP. This includes E. coli, Klebsiella and Proteus. The bacteria can be acquired as a sexually transmitted disease and the infection can spread to the prostate.  It can affect the prostate through the

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How Can Interstitial Cystitis Affect Your Prostate?

Interstitial Cystitis is considered to be a very painful bladder ailment. It’s also referred to as IC. It causes pain and discomfort in the bladder and surrounding pelvic region. Symptoms vary from person to person, however, the patient may experience mild discomfort, pressure, tenderness or even intense pain in the bladder or pelvic region. Some

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