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Men with acute prostatitis have severe pain and fever. Most men recover fully when treated with antibiotics. Delaying treatment increases the risk of complications, such as sepsis or an abscess in the prostate.
Chronic bacterial prostatitis
Chronic bacterial prostatitis can be difficult to treat, because some medicines have a hard time reaching the prostate.
The presence of infected prostate stones (prostatic calculi) can make treatment of chronic bacterial prostatitis more difficult.
Chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome, inflammatory and noninflammatory
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