prostatitis

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inflammation of the prostate gland characterized by perineal pain and irregular urination and (if severe) chills and fever

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Acute bacterial prostatitis. A sudden bacterial infection marked by inflammation of the prostate.
A small minority of men, less than 1% of all prostatitis cases, have acute bacterial prostatitis. This is an acute febrile illness, and prompt antibiotic treatment is necessary.
Category 1 (Acute bacterial prostatitis): A sudden bacterial infection often accompanied by fever, chills, fatigue and pain in the lower abdomen, lower back, genitals and perineum; other symptoms may include painful urination or urinary retention.
Other forms of prostatitis that should be distinguished from CP/CPPS include type I (acute bacterial prostatitis).
Prostatic abscess is an uncommon condition, often difficult to clinically discern from acute bacterial prostatitis. (1) Historically, the common infecting organisms were Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Staphylococcus aureus, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis; however, more recently, gram-negative bacteria, such as Escherichia coli, are the causative species.
UTIs in older men are frequently associated with acute bacterial prostatitis, which can be fatal if not treated immediately.
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