Infectious prostatitis. What you need to know.
Prostatitis is the most widespread disease of the genital organs in men aged 20-45 years, although it may occur in old age.
Types of the disease
There are two types:
This prostatitis is a result of a variety of infectious agents: bacteria, viruses, mycoplasmas, chlamydia, Trichomonas, and fungi.
The bacterial type of the illness often occurs together with urethritis, vesiculitis or prostate cancer. Infectious disease can emerge from a simple infection.
A stagnant (non-infectious)
This is a disease that can appear in men of any age due to lack of sexual activity. This applies particularly to the men who have long time abstain from sexual life.
To the development of congestive prostatitis can cause a sedentary life, the constant heat, hypothermia, constipation, alcohol and Smoking.
This type is a severe form of the disease, which can appear suddenly for any man. This type is acute or chronic.
It has the following symptoms:
- high body temperature;
- severe discomfort;
- pain in the lower back and genital area;
- problems with urination, a weak urine stream;
- feeling of incomplete emptying during urination;
- constant urge to urinate;
- drops of blood in the urine;
- painful ejaculation.
Usually in this type of prostatitis the source of infection is in the urinary tract or in the colon. Acute bacterial prostatitis can lead to serious consequences.
For example, urination becomes difficult or impossible. In addition, blood can infected. Therefore, if there were the slightest symptoms of acute infectious prostatitis, it is necessary to address urgently to the doctor.
No man can insure themselves against the occurrence of chronic infectious prostatitis. And it doesn't matter any sexual orientation or lifestyle.
Stagnation in the prostate gland also causes this disease. In addition to the development of this disease can impact a sedentary lifestyle, incomplete ejaculation during intercourse, irregular or excessive sex life.
Stages of chronic
In the course of chronic prostatitis there are two stages:
- Infectious phase, which lasts a couple of months. This stage is connected with activity of pathogens STDs: chlamydia, mycoplasmas.
- Post-infectious stage, which can last a very long time. Everything will depend on the anatomical disorders in the prostate gland and autoimmuneprocesses. At this stage, the pathogen can not be detected, it may not be, but the inflammatory process will continue its development.
Disorders in chronic disease
All disorders that accompany this disease, can be divided into three groups:
- disorders of the urinary organs, which include retention of urine, regular and painful urination, and others;
- disorders of the genital organs, which include pain in the urethra or rectum during ejaculation, weak erection, premature ejaculation, loss of orgasm;
- disorders of the nervous system, which includes neurotic disorders because of the increased attention of the patient to their health.
The main treatment of this disease is antibiotic therapy. However, it is necessary to take into account the sensitivity of the causative agent. In the treatment is to take drugs that improve the microcirculation. In addition to the basic treatment you can take a course of herbal medicine.
During treatment, it is necessary to accept funds that have anti-inflammatory, diuretic and immunomodulatory effects. Good effect gives the administration of infusion of Solidago with tinctures of Hypericum and Echinacea.
Taking medications and herbal remedies should be combined with external treatment, a course which lasts about 2 months with a break of 10 days. It will not hurt as finger prostate massage, which facilitates the discharge of secretion.