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Is prostatitis a serious condition? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Men's Health
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User:hi doc ,remember me ,
User: XXXXXXX - i underwent hernia surgery
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:i did my transrectal ultrasound
User:report is -
User:impression is - Grade 1 prostatomegaly - ? Prostatitis my prostate is mildly enlarged size with normal shape and echopattern , no focal lesion . On color Doppler mild increased vascularity noted . It measures 4.2*2.9*4.1 cm with volume of 27 grams
User:do i need to take medicines?
Doctor:It depends on the cause of prostatitis
Doctor:If it is bacterial then antibiotics can be taken
User:how can i get to know , if that is antibiotics , bacterial?
User:is it serious?
Doctor:Not really
Doctor:a series of tests can be done to find the cause
Doctor:like urine analysis and cytology of prostatic fluids
User:now again i need to undergo some tests?
User:i see
Doctor:It depends on your symptoms too
Doctor:do you have any urinary tract symptoms
Doctor:Like urinary stream is obstructed
Doctor:So I was asking if you have any symptoms?
User:i dont have any symptoms as such
Doctor:What was the reason of getting trans rectal ultrasound?
Doctor:sorry i forgot
Doctor:you had some swelling
Doctor:I think
User:bcoz at the time of surgery , doc did my ultrasound and found there MIGHT be bulkiness of seminal vesicals in the ejaculatory ducts so recommended transrectal ultrasound
Doctor:I think you can just ignore the findings
Doctor:Did you get a urine analysis done during surgery?
User:yes , doc assumed but after transrectal ultrasonud done , nothing found other that prostate mildly enlarged
Doctor:Was it ok?
User:everything was done
User:yes it was all ok
Doctor:I do not think that you need any treatment
Doctor:Mild inflammation is ok
User:thank you doc
Doctor:Do you have any doubt here?
User:i told you na m going to be married soon in 3 months then you only told me to get it checked through transrectal ultrasound
Doctor:I guess things are ok and you may get more tests if you get any symptoms in future
User:if you say no treatment reuired than m fine
Doctor:for now you don't need treatment
User:thank you doctor
User:bye for now
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
Doctor:Take care
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