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Treatment for prostatitis and anal itching - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
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User :   Doc told me I've enlarged prostate after anal exam last week, referring me to specialist but I'm worried . I've sore lower back, sore testicle and groin. Pain and discomfort while ehaculating around my prostate aera
Doctor :   is there any difficulty passing urine?

User :   Takes short while to start but bever painful to pee
Doctor :   how is the stream of the urine?

User :   It will slow down little then go again
Doctor :  
any time noticed blood in the urine?
User :   No never
Doctor :   all this symptoms started from when?

User :   I've had testicle pain on off for 10 years 2 ultrasounds clear for testes. Prostrate pain and ehaculating pain in prostate area bout 2 weeks
Doctor :   was ultrasound examination of abdomen done for the visualization of prostate?

User :   I had utrasound abdomen done few months ago but not for prostate just stomach pain but was clear
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
the symptoms seems to be you are suffering from prostatitis
Doctor :  
it is the inflammation of the prostate gland
Doctor :   your doctor has rightly referred you to a specialist
Doctor :   not to panic at all
Doctor :  
the specialist will ask for some tests like urine and semen test
Doctor :   and also perform urodynamic tests
Doctor :   urodynamic tests are to find out if there is any obstruction to flow of urine
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   Yes
Doctor :  
Doctor :   has urine test been done recently?
User :   Done Thursday haven't got result yet
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   presently you are on what medications?
User :   None just painkillers , just finished ciproflaxacin
Doctor :  
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have these medications relieved your symptoms?
User :   No
Doctor :  
so i do suggest to consult specialist and get evaluation done
User :   Doc also told me to get appt with nurse in 2 weeks for bloods to check PSA
Doctor :   ok

User :   Why do have wait 2 wkd to get bloods done
Doctor :   PSA is prostate specific antigen

Doctor :  
it might be elevated in the initial stage of the prostatitis
Doctor :  
and the blood levels fall if the prostate infection is controlled
User :   Just worried bout cancer I'm only 28
Doctor :  
so only he has asked to get it done in 2 weeks
Doctor :   prostatitis will not cause cancer
Doctor :  
nor it increases you for the risk of cancer
User :   What if it is prostate cancer tho
Doctor :   prostate cancer is a disease of old age and not young and middle agd men
User :   Ok. I might sleep better tonight knowing that
Doctor :   you need not worry
Doctor :   prostate cancer is a disease of old age
Doctor :  
and prostate infection like what you are suffering is fairly common in your age group
Doctor :  
so it just an infection
User :   I'm meant to be going to new York for two weeks on 15 th November but nit sure if I should go. What do u think
Doctor :   there is no harm in traveling, and as such ample time is left for you to travel

Doctor :  
by the time you might have been cured of the prostatitis
User :   Thank u for your help it has def helped, dint know if I shud go ahead or nit to NY
Doctor :   you can travel to NW

Doctor :  
no problem in that
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Please fill the feedback form say done.
User :   Thank you . Excellent
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   No that's all thanks. Oh yeah I have burning and raw outter anus. Tried preparation h and betnovate. No help
Doctor :   this requires sitz bath
Doctor :  
it means
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in a tub containing luke warm water put 20 ml of BETADINE solution and sit in that water for 15 to 20 minutes in the morning hours
Doctor :  
this also helps in relieving the prostatic pain
Doctor :   Betadine solution is available with chemist with out prescription
User :   Thank u , that's all now.
Doctor :  
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