prostatitis usually begins with taking an antibiotic
for several weeks. If you begin to feel better, you may have to take the
medicine for 2 to 3 months. If you do not get better while taking
antibiotics, more tests may be done.
By Anya Yurchyshyn
Twinkies are as amazingly good as they are disgusting. But
do you know why?
Twinkies are as amazingly good as they are disgusting. But do you know why?
We've picked a few facts from Twinkie, Deconstructed (Hudson Street
Press, $24), by Steven Ettlinger.
Phosphorus, part of a key Twinkie ingredient, was discovered in 1669 by
German alchemist Hennig Brand when he boiled down the urine he collected from
Other Twinkie ingredients include the rocks...
If you are unable to urinate or need
intravenous antibiotics, you may be admitted to a
hospital for treatment.
Most men get better quickly. Treatment lasts for 4 to 6 weeks.
Chronic bacterial prostatitis
chronic bacterial prostatitis is aimed at curing the
infection and preventing complications. Antibiotics are given for 6 to 12
weeks. Long-term antibiotic treatment may be needed if the infection
Infected prostate stones (prostatic calculi) can make the infection more
difficult to cure. They may need to be surgically removed.
Surgery may be needed if urinary tract problems, such as
narrowing of the bladder neck or urethra, are causing the
Surgical removal of the prostate (prostatectomy) for repeated infections is rarely used
and is used only as a last resort.