Contact your doctor for any of the following symptoms. These symptoms are even more significant if accompanied with high fever and chills:
Doctors usually diagnose and treat prostate infections on an outpatient basis. If you develop high fever with chills or a new onset of difficulty in urinating, go to a hospital's emergency department.
Prostate infections have no therapy that could provide relief at home, except for over-the-counter pain medicine such as acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen (Motrin), or naproxen (Aleve). This will only help to temporarily relieve the discomfort until you are seen by a doctor.
Follow-up is very important to make sure the infection has cleared up.
Activities such as bicycling, jogging, and horse riding may irritate your prostate gland. These activities should be avoided in men with a history of prostate infections.
No evidence suggests that prostate infections increase the risk of prostate cancer .
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