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What is prostatitis?

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Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate. This can be caused by a bacterial infection. Men of all ages can get prostatitis, and it can occur in any size prostate (enlarged or not).

From: Types of Prostate Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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American Urological Association. 

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on October 22, 2017

SOURCES: 

American Urological Association. 

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on October 22, 2017

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