Prostatitis is a common infection or an inflammation of the prostate. It can affect men of all ages and doesn't increase the risk for prostate cancer. Symptoms can include an urge to urinate, pain during urination, chills and fever, and pelvic pain. Treatment may include anti-inflammatory medicines, antibiotics, alpha-blocker drugs, and warm sitz baths. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about prostatitis, its causes, symptoms, treatment, and much more.
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