What are the signs and symptoms of bacterial prostatitis?

Updated: Nov 01, 2019
  • Author: Paul J Turek, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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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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