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After effects of chronic prostatitis

The chronic form of prostatitis is characterized by prolonged course, with periods of exacerbation and temporary

the remission process.

With time running chronic prostatitis can lead to a number of complications, many of which are quite serious and dangerous.

Isolated course of the disease is rarely observed: it is almost never limited to the "area" of the prostate and involves nearby tissues and organs. Most often it is the posterior segment of urethra, bulbourethral glands, seminal tubercle, that is, all the major organs located in the pelvis.

More complex consequences that can result from this type of disease is a problem with underlying medical conditions, for example, the formation of stones in the prostate, cysts in the prostate gland.

Possible consequences

Violation of potency

The consequence of a long chronic prostatitis patients are erectile dysfunction, which can manifest as a failure to achieve erection, and some disorders of ejaculation.

Not to bring your body to complete impotence, so patients need comprehensive and long-term treatment. Often, impotence, how severe consequence of chronic prostatitis that develops on a psychological level.


This problem is seen in 35-40% of men suffer from this disease. Often infertility starts as a result of untimely or improper treatment.

This is because during illness the prostate gland secretion is produced in small quantities and this reduces the activity of spermatozoa and the probability of fertilization.

The risk of developing prostate cancer

Men suffering from prostatitis chronic, increases the risk of cancer. According to the results of medical research scientists have proved that cancer development is due to the following factor.

If the cells of the prostate tissue increases the amount of free radicals that attack DNA molecules, the healthy cells can degenerate into cancer. Another cause of cancer is when the inflammation of the prostate leads to the synthesis of substances such as chemokines and cytokines.


In the absence of treatment is the frequent occurrence of chronic prostatitis, in the period which inflamed testicles, their appendages and seminal vesicles.

Subsequently, the inflammatory process may spread to adjacent organs, tissues, and as a result the patient has additional pain and significant deterioration in health. This disease is at this stage requires the right approach and comprehensive treatment.

Sclerosis prostate

Iffor a long time not to treat chronic prostatitis, the prostate can be significantly reduced in size, compacted (since the connective tissue is much denser than spongy parenchyma — tissue of a healthy prostate) and eventually cease to perform his functions, followed by sclerosis of the prostate.

To find it, an experienced specialist need to conduct palpation a study of prostate cancer, but the exact diagnosis can be established by ultrasonography (ultrasound).

Sclerosis of the prostate is a very serious complication.

The sclerotic process occurring in the male body, unfortunately, not amenable to treatment. Doctors can offer only surgery, however, and after it there is no guarantee that the process of sclerotherapy stop.

Urinary retention

With long-term chronic prostatitis in men can develop acute urinary retention.

In this case, the patient is unable to urinate because of full bladder. This is a very dangerous condition that requires urgent assistance of a qualified expert.

Irritability and nervousness

This consequence is typical for every man suffering from this disease.

There is constant fatigue, frequent depression, lack of confidence in their sexual opportunities and the result is a complete rejection of intimate life. In this state must pass the course of treatment, neuropsychiatrist.