If your doctor suspects prostatitis, he or she will ask you to describe your symptoms in detail. Your doctor also may ask about your general medical history, the medications you take, your intake of caffeine and alcohol, and whether you have had sexual contacts that may increase your risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) because some STDs can mimic prostatitis.
Your doctor will examine your prostate gland by inserting a gloved and lubricated finger into your rectum. In...Read more
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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