Question number 1. What is the prostate?
(Prostate) - unpaired glandular-muscular body teardrop-shaped volume
about 20 cc. see, exists only in men. She is located
directly below the bladder, surrounding a fully
urethra. The prostate gland is involved in the formation of
part of the seminal fluid (semen).
Question number 2. What is likely to develop chronic prostatitis?
Prostatitis is the most common disease of male sex
system (up to 50% of men suffer from some form of prostatitis) and one
of the most common diseases in men of different ages generally more
relatively young (20-40 years old), due to which the disease has
Morbidity in cities located in
areas with low seasonal temperatures, with her great
drop and high humidity, especially large and reaches 70%.
often ill residents warm regions, have moved to temporary or
permanent residence in regions with a lower average
temperature, which is especially important for Moscow.
Question number 3. Is chronic prostatitis threat to life?
Prostatitis is not a life-threatening disease, but given
long, undulating course, possible sexual dysfunction,
has a very negative impact on the quality of life of patients,
comparable with myocardial infarction.
Directly or indirectly, chronic
prostatitis impairs interpersonal relationships in the family, can cause
serious psychological problems, including depression.
Question number 4. Does Prostate Cancer?
and prostate cancer - the two are not independent of each other independent
disease. However, according to recent research, long-term
During chronic prostatitis may lead to an increase in
probability of disease prostate cancer.
With a view to early diagnosis
prostate cancer after 50 years, it is advisable to research on blood prostate-specific antigen (PSA). The level of PSA in prostatitis can
slightly increase, but this does not mean a diagnosis of cancer.
hold treatment of prostatitis, and then re-examine the level of PSA.
Where the PSA is increased, prostate biopsy is shown.
Question number 5. What causes prostatitis?
of chronic prostatitis are numerous: infections, disorders
nervous regulation and circulation, hypothermia, the weakening of the local
and general immunity.
The causative agents of infectious prostatitis can be
a variety of bacteria, viruses, chlamydia, ureaplasma, mycoplasma, fungi,
Trichomonas and other microorganisms, and the role transmitted infections
(STDs) in the occurrence of prostatitis lately
Traditionally, prostatitis pathogens considered
E. coli, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus. main sources
Prostate infections: diseases of the genital organs of women
(Bacterial vaginosis et al.); oral-genital, or anal sex
intercourse; Infection of other foci of infection in the body.
background for the emergence of prostatitis are sedentary and
professions related to the impact of vibration on the body (drivers
vehicles, etc.), hypothermia.
Question number 6. Can prostatitis be associated with an infection?
independent form of bacterial prostatitis, also known as
stagnant prostatitis, wherein when all clinical symptoms
prostatitis in prostatic secretions and no inflammatory changes
infection. The reason it is stagnant processes in the prostate
prostate and pelvis, incomplete emptying of her secret, overflow
blood, swelling, which leads to violations of contractile, secretory, and
other body functions.
Stagnation in the prostate promote masturbation
sexual perversion, irregular sexual life, and chopped
intentionally tightened sexual acts, sexual
dissatisfaction, alcohol and spicy food, disease
rectum (hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and others.). Sometimes stubborn
for prostatitis associated with allergic and autoimmune processes.
One of the most important mechanisms for the development and maintenance of inflammation in
the prostate gland is detruzorono-sphincter dissenergiya
(Violation of the regulation of the muscle of the bladder and the muscles,
urine retention), growing under the above conditions. Wherein
It is going throw urine in prostatic ducts, which causes the development of
Question number 7. What tests need to spend in order to confirm or rule out chronic prostatitis?
Chronic prostatitis is usually not cause any difficulties in
Urologist, but to identify the causative agent of the disease possible
after thorough laboratory examination with the use of all
Complex modern techniques. Prostatitis can manifest a variety of symptoms (labored, painful, frequent urination).
can also cause a burning sensation, pain in the lower abdomen above the vagina or
groin, between the legs in the crotch, resulting in impaired functions
sexual intercourse (decreased interest in sex, premature
ejaculation, weakening and / or failure of adequate erections,
effacement orgasm, etc.) cause male sterility.
Just noticeable clinical symptoms of prostatitis are difficult to
Diagnosis and treatment are the cause of late patients to the doctor.
important surveys in chronic prostatitis are: finger
rectal examination, microscopy of prostate secretion (or dvuhstakannaya test), prostate secretion crop with definition
sensitivity to antibiotics), PCR diagnostics for STDs and
transrectal ultrasonography. Sometimes it takes
conducting urodynamic and endoscopic studies.
Question number 8. How is chronic prostatitis?
Chronic prostatitis is a serious problem and must be
complex, including mixed drug therapy on the background
local and sometimes general physiotherapy effects, therapeutic
fizkultury that are selected individually depending on the
clinical manifestations of the disease, the characteristics of the patient. AT
recent years increasingly used thermotherapy (heating to prostate
45 ° C).
The basis of treatment of prostatitis caused by infection, make up
antibiotics, which are often taken for a few weeks
or months. In severe cases, hospitalization is necessary for prostatitis
Abacterial prostatitis cure difficult,
it is not always clear to their cause. The use of antibacterial
It means it is suitable for the elimination of possible latent infection.
The rest of the treatment methods aimed at improving the general well-being:
NSAIDs (ibuprofen, diclofenac,
piroxicam, naproxen); mud baths, hot sitz baths,
temperature of 40-45 ° C., b-blockers, herbal preparations,
enzymatic agents and multivitamins.
It is impossible not to mention the
the effectiveness of a prostate massage in chronic prostatitis.
This procedure applies to one of the most effective in the treatment of
Question number 9. Can you re sick prostatitis?
The probability of re prostatitis in patients who have undergone it, is quite high. After
discontinuation of treatment and antibiotics in cases of incomplete elimination
the disease can worsen the infection again. In these cases
prevent the re-sharpening shows long-term use
Abacterial prostatitis usually occurs chronically and appropriate long-term care, including spa.
Question number 10. What should I do to prostatitis are not repeated?
- observe a healthy lifestyle, diet without excess spicy, irritating foods, limit alcohol consumption;
- engaged in physical training and specialphysical therapy aimed at improving blood circulation in the pelvic organs and strengthen his muscles (squats, swings and cycling legs, strain muscles of the perineum retraction of the anus, and others.) are very effective yoga;
- implement prevention and timely and adequate treatment of infectious diseases in other organs (eg, a timely visit the dentist);
- conduct prevention of stagnation in the pelvis (elimination of constipation, etc.) and diseases of the rectum;
- play sports (athletics,
swimming, skiing, skating) or physical therapy, not to get involved too masturbation.