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Treatment of Bacterial prostatitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my problem is bacterial postate
Doctor :   ok
User :   next week i am seeing a urologist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we had sent a document on this, have you gone through
User :   i need to do a sperm test and urine test before seeing the urologist
User :   yes
User :   tel me which test should i do
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you have to do both urine and sperm test
User :   ok
User :   what is it called in medical terms
Doctor :   one is urine routine, urine culture and sensitivity
Doctor :   and sperm analysis
User :   ok
Doctor :   sorry semen analysis
User :   so its 3 test
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok i will do
User :   i will send u one copy
Doctor :   any more queries
Doctor :   ok you can send us the reports to
Doctor :   please fill the feed back form
User :   ok
Doctor :   have you filled the feed back form
User :   yes
Doctor :   thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   postate can be treated
Doctor :   yes it can be treated but takes long time
User :   how long approx
Doctor :   it may take 5-6 months
User :   ok
User :   so taking antibiotics for long time can have side effects
Doctor :   It requires a longer course of antibiotic treatment-typically four to 12 weeks.
Doctor :   About 60% of CBP cases respond to this treatment.
User :   they get well
Doctor :   side effects if antibiotics like gastritis, nausea may occur
Doctor :   so you can take an antacid along with antibiotics
Doctor :   and antibiotics to be taken after food to prevent such complications
User :   ok
User :   once in a day
Doctor :   Drink lot of water so that the drugs are exceted with out damaging kidney
Doctor :   it depends on what antacid you take
Doctor :   if it is Rantac, Omeprazole it 2 times a day
User :   ok understood
Doctor :   while Pantoprazole in one time a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   any more queries
User :   no
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye
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