Which clinical history is characteristic of chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP)?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Samantha D Kraemer, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Between episodes of acute infections, some patients are asymptomatic, while others may describe a long history of persistent symptoms similar to chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). Fevers and chills are uncommon, as they are typically seen only with acute bacterial prostatitis.


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