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Prostatitis

Anyone ever had this or has still got this. It’s sending me mental and also giving me anxiety !!

It started out has me urinating more at work I just put it down to being cold and thought nothing of it .

As the week went on the sensation was getting worse I was like hopping on one leg to go again after 20mins ..... I put up with it for a week and went to my doctors open surgery early morning .... i saw a doctor who did a dip stick urine test that came back clear I told her about the pressure in my anus and constant urge to urinate she did the finger test which was embarrassing but needed to be done all seemed ok so....

Doc said just drink plenty of fluid and see how I go ....this was the 21st dec by Christmas evening I was having an urge like my bladder was full every 3mins it sent me into real anxiety and went straight up to A@E after waiting 7hrs they found blood and infection in my urine and prescribed me trimprothin 400mg a day .... after talking 1st day I felt relief ... but next day symptoms came back and I couldn’t even urinate ... I kept taking the antibiotics but no help ..... so back to docs and saw a different doc who was on open clinic this different day another dip test for urine guess what no infection again ???? So she said she would send my urine off for a growth test and I left with 2 days left of trimeprothin ...

I managed another 2 days and symptoms was getting worse so ended up ringing 111 which is nhs out of hours help line I had pains in my flank was shivering hands was freezing I honesty thought I had a major problem .... they got me an appointment for 4am at hospital where another doctor checked my back and said he could get me a bed on ward with suspected kidney stones ....... but said they wouldn’t do much until after the weekend and that I could go back to my docs on Monday to get a referral to urologist so I went home .... Monday I went back to my docs ..... this time I saw a doctor I was familiar with she was great and got me straight up to hospital and checked out .... after another finger test blood tests and iv antibiotics they said my blood was ok no abnormalities to prostate but found 1 white cell and small amount of blood in urine ... under microscope the main urologist said he’s most certain it’s an infection in my prostate which is hiding .... they prescribed me ciproflaxin ... after taking 500mg 2 hrs later my wrist felt sprained and I got really bad groin pains I think it was my lymph nodes that swelled up I had blurred vision and ringing in ears .... I knew it was due to medication but thought I’d keep trying so went to bed next day my urination did ease up and pains in groin had eased ... so I took next set 2hrs later my groin had same symptoms and was agony ..... wrist same .... evening time I took second dose .... by this time my groin in right side felt like it was busting out so I called doc in the morning .... she said she didn’t THINK it was the tablets and was my infection .... after looking at the side effects myself I noticed they cause tendinitis so I told her ..... so she half listened to me and said ok I’ll give you something else ..... I went to pick up new prescription guess what ... oflaxin ??? I went to pharmacy and asked what side effects these do he said ... he was highly surprised she had swopped them to these has it’s the same family of antibiotics???? WTH ....lucky for me these tablets was out of stock from the main supplier and he told me to ring back and ask for something different... I asked him what he recommended and he said cefalexin which I told receptionist at the doctors to tell doctor .... she called me back 10mins later to say new prescription was ready and sure enough it’s cefalexin .... I was a bit mythical that she just took my word for it !! But glad I had new meds ..... 1st tablet I had violent diarrhoea wow ..... at this point I’m going out of my head ..... anxiety through roof .... are these people trying to kill me ....... i rang doctor

Back to explain she said I have to choose one tablet ..... thanks for concern.... I decided to stick with the diarrhoea....so took another one ... glad I did as the diarrhoea didn’t come back I’ve been on these antibiotics now 4 days ... the symptoms of the prostatitis has calmed down but keep getting bouts of it at some point in the day .... I’ve done endless research on net and noticed most suffers cannot shift it ...... this is sending me crazy the pressure in my butt and urge to urinate is horrible .... my bones around my bum cheeks feel bruised and my ass feels on fire with a stinging pain at the end of my penis ...... anyone else going or gone through this any info would be good ....... thanks

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Hey bud, you got it bad! I had same 6 months ago but nothing as bad as yours dr gave me a course of ciproflaxin and cleared up, just last week symptoms have started again, I was struggling to pee before the prostitus diagnosis, couldn’t start peeing took ages to start n then was going lots during night and gave me tamsulosin for relaxing prostate, hope your new pills sort you out buddy

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Thanks m1977

I didn’t realise how common and how bizarre prostatitis actually is I wouldn’t

wish it on my worst enemy ..... I hope yours clears up too mate it’s eased today but I’ve done nothing apart from lay in bed and sit on sofa I find sitting makes my ass burn between my cheeks and slight pressure inside .... should imagine this is my prostate ...... wish they was more treatment for this devil ailment

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Yeah I get ya, the pain is behind my balls through to cheeks/top of legs, defo a pressure between anus n balls, very frustrating, tender to touch the area when bathing, drives me mad some days

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Yeah same sort of issue I find massaging this area and back of my thighs when in bed takes of the urge to urinate for me and relaxes my muscles ...... Did you have seizures before taking Cipro ?

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Ah ok I’ll try that too, no seizures before, they began September, bloody nightmare they are now

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That’s a bit weird mate if you look up the side effects of cipro they can cause seizures also what I got ... swelling of the lymph nodes in groin check out symptoms on line mate ..... might be just a coincidence ...... but I get paranoid with tablets ..... have you tried cbd ? I might try the cream after my antibiotics as it can alter how medicine gets distributed I’ve heard this cream can do wonders for some and not for others ..... I’m up for trying everything to get rid lol

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I had cipro in July n seizures started September but will defo discuss with specialist at next appointment, not tried cbd yet but it’s worth a thought in the long run, wasn’t aware of a cream. Lol yup I’d be up for trying anything especially with the symptoms you’ve had for sure. I’m on a few different tablets and they all state may cause seizures if you are prone to them.

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Bloody hell mate sounds like you’ve been through wars too .... I’ll keep you posted on symptoms and what I’ve tried to relieve symptoms .... take it easy mate speak soon

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Brilliant, take it easy bud, keep me updated n feel free to inbox anytime

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Hi What you have is classic enlarge prostate symptom's, have you had a DRE or a blood test for your PSA?

If its just enlarged there are 3 cures for that, TUNA not the fish just google it for bph there is Rezum or green laser all just a one day procedure, if they say TURP run.

NOWHARD

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Hi now

Yes mate had blood test for psa all ok

And Dre they say is normal

Urologist said he suspects its bacteria in my prostate ..... thanks for advise I’ll take a look now

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Cipro is probably the best course, but there are several antibiotics that will work usually. They need to determine what bacteria is inside your prostate to accurately treat it though, but since you've already been on antibiotics, that data would be tainted, or impossible to obtain without letting the bacteria re-culture in the prostate which would put you back to square one and take a couple months maybe. Every account of prostatitis with bacteria present has taken at least a month's worth of antibiotics to get rid of the bacteria fully. If your doc only prescribed a week's course, this is why you're having recurrence problems. It takes forever for the antibiotics to penetrate the prostate tissue and reach the bacteria, so you'll have to stick to the meds a lot longer than 10-15 days. At this point, I would just take a week or two off of them, and then get a 30 day supply and see how well you do by the end of them. If there's no signs of symptoms and hasn't been for over a week or two, I'd say you're good to go.

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Thanks oh hey

Great advise mate ..... I’m feeling a little better today having only been to urinate 3 times from waking up at 730 .... I will defo take the advise on the length of time I’m taking these antibiotics as they seem to be working .... I finish the 7 day course on wed morning so I’m ringing up for another 7 days and see what happens thanks again. Mate all the best

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Thanks mate appreciated

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Last 3 antibiotics..... finish tom around 2pm I’m taking your advise ohhay give them a break been feeling shattered and losing weight so glad really ... let’s see what this bastard is made of .......has anyone else let it take its course and can it burn itself out ???

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Finished my weeks antibiotics yesterday afternoon ..... main symptom came back tonight full on the feeling I needed to urinate it’s driving me wild ...... I’ve no pain just this feeling like I’ve a full bladder back to doctors tom morning .....

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Sh** man, this ain’t good! Another thought have you been to your sexual health clinic? There maybe some others tests they could do?

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Get some otc pyridium(spelling might not be right) and you will need cipro or levaquin for at least 2 weeks...also drinking lots of fluids can help and another thing you can do is masturbate as often as you can...infection in the prostate can be helped via flushing of the prostate and the best way to do that is to stimulate your prostate as much as you can..might sound weird, but Google it...it really can help. I suffer with this myself...climaxing will also increase blood flow to the prostate...an even older method that isnt used much anymore, but still can help some is digital stimulation of the gland...climaxing with or with out direct stimulation of the prostate can be painful...but the idea is if you have frequent orgasam's then when your prostate releases its fluid on climax any pus or other infection buildup will be flushed out of the gland upon climax. Hope this helps (btw...pyridium is used to help with discomfort caused by a uti...it has pain relieving properties on the urinary tract...it will temporarily turn your urine a funky orange color, but that will go back to normal with in 24hrs of stopping use of the med...you can get it otc)

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Flomax can help too...you can only get flomax from a dr...ivw found in my own personal experiences that 25mg benadryl every 4-6 hours can also help....just be careful with the benadeyl... it will make you sleepy

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Thanks jeclear

The only problem I have is the cipro causes me to have tendinitis so they have give me cefoflaxin instead I went back to see her this morning and she gave me another week supply ......she said if it’s still bad after this course she will refer me back to the urologist.....It has been calm today at work but I work on my feet .... the only thing I’ve had today is a weird burning in the back of my inner thigh near my buttocks .....like nerves or Sumat ..... I will take your advise on self relief has you are 100% right has it’s the only way to get the fluid out thanks for taking the time to reply very much appreciated

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Hi all

I’ve now noticed a really weak ejaculation is this normal for prostatitis? I have the pressure ....and feel it build up but when I climax it just dribbled out ???? I’ve never had this problem before ... I have chose to not retake the next week of antibiotics as I want to see if the symptoms get any worse as yesterday it wasn’t too bad during the day .... had red wine last night symptoms to urinate was there but I managed to control the stress by Being drunk for a change I’ve not had any alcohol since Christmas Day ...... do you think it’s wise not to continue with the antibiotics..... thanks . Sorry I know I’m a pain in arse .... this shits getting on my tits and a testing time for all family ..... I have bought some cbd balm 750mg today and rubbed it directly below my scrotum ...... I’ll see if I get any relief ..

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I gets ya bud, my ejaculation is weak too, not sure if meds or prostatitis tbh

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Hi all

Just a update

I’ve been using this cbd balm on my perineum since Saturday ..... 2 x a day I feel more comfortable and have less pressure to urinate .... I’m not too sure if it’s coincidence or this stuff really works ... I’m not on the antibiotics as I stopped to see what would happen and I feel I’m getting better ....... I’ve took the advise with the self relief 2 times a day I have noticed a better ejection....... I’ll keep you all updated again soon thanks all

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Hi guys

Another update

I’m defo on the mend .... thank god .... I’ve been using this balm all week now twice a day plus I’ve been using 2tbsp of apple cider vinegar with 1/2tsp turmeric in small amount of water ..once a day .... also been using saw pelmetto....... I’m not on any prescription meds at minute ..... I went back to docs Friday and they made me an appointment at the urologist for feb ..... I’m hoping I can cancel as this thing will be gone ...something I have done has helped me so hopfully might help someone else ..... hope your all doing well ... speak soon

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Glad things are on the mend mate

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How you doing m1977

Hope your getting there

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Getting there buddy, got GP appointment this week, so fingers crossed 🤞

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Good mate and yeah all will be well ..... try not to worry like me 🤯lol keep us updated mate

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Cheers buddy

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Hey... I'm struggling with something similar myself. It's been 6 months. It's horrible. I've just read a book called 'a headache in the pelvis', which is about Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome. I think your symptoms sound exactly like this syndrome. It's a chronic tightening of the muscles in the pelvic floor - with associated side effects. The tightness you feel between your ass and balls is muscular tension. Antibiotics won't fix it, but there are pressure point massage techniques to relax the muscles of the pelvic floor. I'm not a doctor so maybe I am not qualified to give advice... but doctors haven't helped me, so I've had to do my own research... definitely check the book out and read the reviews on Amazon - you'll hear a lot of familiar stories.

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Thanks peri

Yeah I took a down turn yesterday again and the urge come back full pelt plus my anus just at front feels like it’s sore bruised cut and loads of pressure there I’ve started taking the trimethoprim again they gave me 28days worth on Friday gone but wasn’t gona bother until I saw the specialist on feb 7th but got a bit cautious as it was an infection spreading g to my arse or Sumat lol ..... this is the worst illness I’ve ever had it’s the not knowing that’s doing my nerves in ........ I was thinking it was what you said has I e always had a bad back with being a carpenter but this is really getting in way of my jobs as I cannot concentrate ..... thanks for the advise mate ... I can believe it’s true what you are saying because its very hard to explain to someone the feeling of needing to urinate all the time .... I’ll keep you informed all thanks ..... it does feel nice to be able to talk to others who know your not losing your f ing marbles .... lol

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Hope it went ok for you at docs last week mate

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Cheers buddy, same as always another 28 days course of antibiotics & monitor it, hows you?

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Shit mate ......

I’m on 5th day of these trimethoprim again of 28 days lol .... but I do feel better with the urine urgency .......depending how I sit or stand ..... lower back pain and still got burning end of penis ........ arse hasn’t got sore feeling but still feel slightly uncomfortable in the rectum area ..... it’s gona be a long arse fight this .... but we will get there ...... hope you feel improvement soon ......

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Cheers bud, glad your feeling a bit better! I’ve not got the burning n urinating that’s another story lol yeah I said to gp about rectum area & a pressure feeling but again monitor it 🤷🏼‍♂️ keep going mate

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Ey m1977 how’s things with you are you feeling any better ??

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Not bad bud, meds seem to be doing trick 👍🏽 same pressure but easing over time

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Good news mate

I’ve got 1 week left yeah my symptoms have calmed down I’m peeing a lot better and urge is just a slight feeling

I’m getting aching calf muscles and burning down legs now ?

Maybe the antibiotics or the prostatitis .... either way it’s manageable so fingers crossed .....

keep us updated 77

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Well done bud, yeah I get you with the calf muscles not sure if related or not tbh, really pleased more manageable now defo fingers crossed for you 👍🏽

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Check this guy out on YouTube

Check all the comments he gets on all his videos ..... very helpful for our situation 77

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Yeah mate. You're not alone in your struggles. I pretty much constantly have the feeling of needing to piss. It's easy enough for someone else to say 'concentrate on something else!'

I have a soreness of the arse too. The pelvic floor muscles are attached to the whole lot. In my case I think it's hemorrhoids. I had a case a couple of years ago. I've stopped sitting so much over the last couple of days and I think it's helping.

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Thanks for reply

Before this started I used to get bad cramp in the back of my right thigh if I had it slightly lifted in bed weird I know but trying to back track all my symptoms maybe related to pelvic floor muscles

Do you find you are always holding your arse up tight like when you are holding wind in ..... I am doing this and don’t realise it I then try to relax but it feels like I’m gona urinate myself and the pressure is worse .... I think this is the

Problem causing the sore arse .... I’m not sure ?

I’m ok after a nights sleep I wake up feeling normal then it starts mid

Morning ...... I find if I lay in bed and cross my ankles it releases the pressure to urinate ........ we will find the problem and cure between us mate ... btw ordered the book thanks for that

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I think mine might be related to excessive masturbation/sex - not sure, plus general anxiety and uptightness, but there's a chance it could be an infection. My GF was away for a month and I was masturbating pretty regularly in her absence. The prostatitis kind of came on all of a sudden, like leaking precum when I'd get a boner. The urge to piss came a couple of weeks later. I've been tested for STIs multiple times. I came up clear the first 3 times, then on the 4th time they tested for Ureaplasma Parvum - which naturally occurs in women, not so much in men though - and I had it. Doc gave me a week of cipro and doxycycline. The symptoms eased for a few days but returned. I took a month of cipro after that, but it didn't seem to do much. I also took a month of azithromycin and again no joy. The test that showed I had the Ureaplasma I did in Malaysia when I was on holiday. I got another test just the other day in Australia to see if the antibiotics had killed the bacteria, but they don't test for Ureaplasma here. I suspect that the bacteria probably wasn't causing the main issue, that it was probably more related to the pelvic floor. I'm looking all over the internet for answers because the doctors don't seem to have any. For them it's always just bacterial prostatitis and even if they can't find an infection they give you antibiotics.

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Sex and masturbation ... Well there’s nowt wrong with that lol .....

what the hell do the doctors actually know about prostatitis...... there’s a video on utube this guy seems to know his stuff mate .... he mentions trying saw palmetto for 2 week .....

try this mate might help you I’m going to contact this guy if there’s no improvement soon 👍🏼

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Well I bought some saw palmetto today. I also got some zinc which is supposed to be good for prostate health. Hopefully I'll see some improvement soon. Another urologist appointment in about 10 days - hopefully this one will have more of a clue than the last one.

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Yeah me too mate ....... 👍🏼 hope they help .....

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Any joy for you? Since being on the Saw Palmetto I think my symptoms have reduced for sure. I'm keen to get to the source of the problem though.

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That’s brilliant news mate

I’ve been back on trimethoprim again now for nearly 2 weeks from a 28 day course...I’m not has bad as I was but still got the soreness in my perinium and burning at back of my thighs ...... I have improved though I’ve got the urologist appointments on Thursday so I’ll let you know what he says ......nice one mate

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Peri how you doing my mate any better ??

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Hi all new update

Been for pressure and distance test for urine all ok

Bladder not retaining urine

He did Dre test said it’s firm but doesn’t feel concerned that it could be cancer he has done a psa test and should have results next week he explained they could be a little high without cancer

He said its chronic prostatitis and said to finish my 12 days left from 28 antibiotics and see how I go he said there’s nothing else they can do as they don’t know what causes it .... at least I’m getting there and my symptoms are 80% better and I can see the light at the end of the tunnel ...... he said when or if they do in 18months or so then repeat the process with the tablets ...... I let you know when I have my results

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Hello,

Please consult your doctor time to time.

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