Urology Book


Prostatitis General Measures

Aka: Prostatitis General Measures, Prostatitis Management
  1. See Also
    1. Prostatitis
    2. Acute Prostatitis
    3. Chronic Prostatitis
    4. Nonbacterial Prostatitis
    5. Prostadynia
  2. Management: General Measures
    1. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic agents
      1. NSAIDs
      2. Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
    2. Stool Softeners
    3. Adequate hydration
    4. Warm to hot sitz baths 2-3 times daily for 30 minutes
    5. Avoid foods exacerbating Prostatitis
      1. Avoid spicy foods
      2. Avoid Caffeine
      3. Avoid Alcoholic beverages (especially Beer)
      4. Avoid food or beverages containing Saccharin
    6. Continue sexual activity with frequent ejaculation
    7. Relieve stress
    8. Manage Anxiety and Major Depression
    9. Urinary Retention
      1. Foley Catheter (risk of Bacterial seeding in Acute Prostatitis)
      2. Suprapubic Catheter
  3. Management: Medications
    1. See Acute Bacterial Prostatitis
    2. See Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis
    3. See Chronic Noninfectious Prostatitis

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