Chronic bacterial prostatitis
Treatment options for chronic prostatitis include a combination of medication, surgery, and lifestyle changes.
Chronic prostatitis is treated with a long course (6 - 12 weeks or longer) of antibiotics. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim or Septra) and ciprofloxacin (Cipro) are commonly used. Other antibiotics that may be used include:
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