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The first signs of prostatitis. That a man should pay attention to.

The term "prostatitis" refers to chronic or acute inflammation of any etiology that occurs in the prostate gland. Since the prostate is an exclusively male organ, prostatitis develops only at men. There are many types of prostatitis, but any type of prostatitis can be divided into acute and chronic.

Acute prostatitis occurs is influenced by many factors – the presence of bacteria, viruses, protozoan, under the influence of the improper diet, a sedentary lifestyle, bad habits and other.

The prostate is a gland of external secretion, that is the secret, which she produced, is fed to the external environment. In humans, the prostate is presented unpaired organ, the activity of which depends on male hormones, particularly androgen and steroid hormones.

The prostate is behind the bladder, clasping the initial part of the urethra, which opens its ducts.

For its location the prostate is obliged to one of its functions is during erection it closes the outlet of the bladder. The feeling of orgasm corresponds precisely to the prostate gland, this is due to the abundant supply of the gland nerves, that is innervation.


One of the first symptoms of acute prostatitis, regardless of its causes is raising the temperature. As with any other inflammatory process that occurs in the body temperature rises to subfebrile figures – that is, around 37.5-380C.

Moreover, the more intensive immune response, i.e. the response of the body, the higher the temperature. That is, when the height of the disease the body temperature can rise up to forty degrees.

Of course, that the mere raising of the temperature may not be indicative of the occurrence of prostatitis.

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There are also predisposing to prostatitis factors such as hormonal imbalance, including age, prolonged sexual abstinence, Smoking, General hypothermia, delayed stool, sedentary lifestyle, lack of exercise, overheating, chronic sciatica history, immunodeficiency, age-related changes in the body.

You should pay special attention to this predisposing factor such as inflammatory diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract infections because the infection can spread upward path.

It happens that the disease begins with urethritis

The initial stage of prostatitis is characterized by a fairly typical clinical picture – the sluggish stream of urine, frequent urination, fever. There may be pain in the perineum. Often a sexual dysfunction.

However, sexual dysfunction is more of a psychological aspect, weeks physiological or clinical. The process of ejaculation or not fun at all, or even causes pain, which produces a conditioned reflex, which leads to reduced libido.

Physiologically prostatitis can cause lack of potency only at a late stage. The initial stage is also called the stage of "first signs" — the beginning of urination does not occur immediately, as usual, but with a slight delay.

In this stage, the prostate is enlarged, but, nevertheless, painless on palpation. The boundaries of the prostate well be felt and palpated the medial furrow – like normal. Most interesting is that the first stage of symptoms can last quite a long time – up to three years.

Patients and urologists in recent years have increasingly become people of young age. That is inflammation of the prostate gland younger. This is due to the development of the "beyond" of vacation surfing, diving, ski and kayak. In case of inadequate loads and full hypothermia can occur prostatitis.

And, paradoxically, too "relaxing" lifestyle can also predispose to the development of prostatitis. This is due to stagnation of blood and lymph in the pelvis – sedentary and sedentary way of life is not the best way to disperse the blood in the organs.

Not enough to be cured of inflammatory diseases, which the pelvic organs can not be connected, are also predisposing factors of prostatitis. This is due to the fact that the infection (of any etiology) of the primary tumor hematogenous or lymphokineable to penetrate into the prostate gland. In the presence of stagnant phenomena in the pelvis, infection settles there and begins to multiply.

Sometimes it happens that prostatitis occurs due to stress. Stress weakens the immune system, thereby increasing the risk of prostatitis.

STIs – "sexually transmitted disease" — one of the main causes of inflammation of the prostate. Gonorrhea improper treatment almost always causes prostatitis.

However, one should not forget that from one extreme to another to go also impossible. During prolonged sexual abstinence, again, is formed the stagnation of blood and lymph in the pelvic organs, stagnant secret in the prostate, resulting in prostatitis.

The prognosis of early detection and adequate treatment of this disease is favorable, however, if the disease is left untreated, possible chronic or accession of a secondary infection, which will lead to rather sad consequences.