How is chronic prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) diagnosed?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Paul J Turek, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Chronic pelvic pain syndrome is diagnosed based on pain in the setting of negative cultures of urine and prostatic secretions. Neuromuscular dysfunction or congenital reflux of urine into the ejaculatory and prostatic ducts may be a precipitating factor.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!