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Prostate Infections (cont.)

Prostate Infection Risk Factors and Prevention

There are some risk factors that cannot be prevented that increase the chance of developing acute and chronic prostate infection. Such risk factors include:

  • being a young or middle aged man,
  • experiencing pelvic trauma,
  • previous prostate infections,
  •  and possibly stress and genetics.

Prevention methods or more accurately, reducing the chances of any prostate infections, is to stay well hydrated, avoid sexually transmitted diseases, and avoid any mild or undetected injury by bicycling horseback riding, or other activity that may cause groin injury.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/5/2014

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