Just went to see urologist and he put me on 2 weeks of cipro as I expected for prostrate. It helps the pain in my back and discomfort in bladder when it is really working but when it starts to where off the pain comes back. Is it helping or just bringing down inflamation temporarily. My main concern is the fatigue I am feeling, is this a possible prostitatis symptom, i feel like I have a fever but no temp?? And lower back pain, nurse said this is not a symptom of prostitatis? been through all blood/urine work for diabetes and infections and all clear. Seeing him again in 2 weeks any tests I should ask for? Thanks
There are cases where extended courses of antibiotics are needed. Obtaining a prostatic massage can be done and the fluid sent for culture and analysis.
If the symptoms continue, you can consider a transrectal ultrasound to image the prostate for any abscesses that needs to be drained.
These options should be discussed with your urologist.
Followup with your personal physician is essential.
This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice - the information presented is for patient education only. Please see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.
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