What are the signs and symptoms of bacterial prostatitis?

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

Patients with acute bacterial prostatitis may present with the following:

  • Fever

  • Chills

  • Malaise

  • Arthralgias

  • Myalgias

  • Perineal/prostatic pain

  • Dysuria

  • Obstructive urinary tract symptoms, including frequency, urgency, dysuria, nocturia, hesitancy, weak stream, and incomplete voiding

  • Low back pain

  • Low abdominal pain

  • Spontaneous urethral discharge

  • History of sclerotherapy for rectal prolapse


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