What Is Prostatitis: Symptoms, Causes and TreatmentsProstatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland often caused by bacterial infection that often results in pain and burning during urination. Find out more about the two forms of prostatitis: acute and chronic.
Acute vs. Chronic Prostatitis
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Acute prostatitis is swelling and irritation of the prostate gland that develops rapidly . It can be either inflammation or infection. Chronic prostatitis, on the other hand, develops slowly and continues for a long period of time. It is often a bacterial infection.