What are the signs and symptoms of chronic prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS)?

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 chronic prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome may present with the following:

  • Pelvic pain or discomfort, including perineal, suprapubic, coccygeal, rectal, urethral, and testicular/scrotal pain for more than 3 of the previous 6 months without documented urinary tract infections from uropathogens [2]

  • Obstructive urinary tract symptoms, including frequency, dysuria, and incomplete voiding

  • Ejaculatory pain

  • Erectile dysfunction


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