According to urologists, most prostatitisthe first time is asymptomatic - that is, without causing any concern. The most common and first sign of inflammation is pain localized in the perineum, in the scrotum, in the lower abdomen or on the inner thighs. The equivalent of pain can be a feeling of discomfort.
In the absence of diagnosis and adequate treatmentthe inflammatory process in the prostate “lives” and develops, eventually causing the appearance of new symptoms. The next violation will be an urination disorder: the urine stream becomes weaker, a feeling of difficulty appears, and frequent urge to urinate appears (especially at night - this is called nocturia).
In many cases, doctors find a violationpotencies of varying severity - this contributes to chronic inflammation, which worsens the functional state of the prostate gland (and this organ is no coincidence called the "hormone factory").
Prostatitis can be shown and the appearance of blood in the semen (in 10% of cases).
Acute and chronic
Prostatitis is acute and chronic - independing on the severity of the process. In classical medicine, it is believed that at first there is an acute process, which in the absence of treatment (or its inefficiency) becomes chronic. In reality, often prostatitis immediately begins with a chronic form - or rather, it is seen at the stage of a sluggish process.
The onset of acute prostatitis is difficult not to notice: temperature rises, general health worsens, and all this is accompanied by chills and pain in the perineum. In the urine, pus (greenish clots) and blood can be seen. (I think it’s not worth writing again about the need to see a doctor if you find the symptoms listed in yourself.)
Chronic prostatitis occurs less pronounced -the temperature remains within the normal range, performance can suffer pain and discomfort in the perineum may become so weak that it does not motivate a man to see a doctor.
Infectious and aseptic
Infectious prostatitis causes a variety ofmicroorganisms. In turn, infectious prostatitis can be caused by both sexually transmitted microorganisms and the normal (normal flora) body of a man. In the first case, pathogens of acute prostatitis will be such pathogens as gonococci, Trichomonas, mycoplasmas and others; in the second case, streptococci, fungal infection and others will be the causative agents of the disease.
Initially, the infection enters the urinary tract.ways; infection of the prostate occurs through the bloodstream, lymph flow and through the urinary tract. The anatomical and functional feature of the male body is that all organs are located nearby and inflammation in one organ initiates infection of another. Therefore, diseases of the genitourinary system (cystitis, pyelonephritis) contribute to the development of prostatitis.
Aseptic prostatitis develops without involvementinfections, but the symptoms may be the same as with infectious prostatitis. Therefore, for diagnosis, you must contact a medical center and undergo an examination. The absence of treatment leads to the transition of the acute process into a chronic one, which greatly complicates further treatment.
It often starts with a neuroticstates when excess value is given to health - a man is anxious, afraid, worried. An emotional state leads to a dysregulation in the body, which disrupts blood circulation in the pelvic organs, causing blood stasis. In parallel, an immune imbalance develops, which reduces resistance to various inflammatory processes. So chronic prostatitis is formed, which in 95% of cases is asymptomatic. However, over time, erectile dysfunction of varying severity develops.
- Physical factors. Often prostatitis symptoms appear after a strong supercooling.
- Age - chronic processes more peculiar to the average age, acute at any age.
- The imbalance in the body: stress, hormonal changes, allergies, immunological disorders, poor circulation and nerve conduction.
- The presence of concomitant inflammatory diseases of the urogenital area.
What to do
If you find one or moresymptoms of prostatitis, you must consult a doctor. This is not as scary as you might think - modern diagnostic methods allow you to painlessly assess the condition of the prostate gland. For example, an ultrasound will give accurate information about the consistency of the gland, its size and condition. A blood test and a spermogram will also inform about the activity of the inflammatory process. Smears can detect the presence of flora that supports the inflammatory process.
Depending on the type and stage of prostate, the physicianmay prescribe different medications - from antimicrobial to improve the functional state of the prostate gland; It refers to the last and Afala. This medicine reduces the severity of the inflammatory process, relieves pain and discomfort and normalizes urination. The undoubted advantage of the drug is that it, unlike many drugs does not reduce erectile function. Indirectly, the drug may even seize erectile function - at the expense of removing the inflammation process and improve the condition of the prostate.