Painful or inflammatory condition affecting the prostate gland with or without bacterial etiology, often characterized by urogenital pain, voiding symptoms, and/or sexual dysfunction
Acute prostatitis (class I):
Acutely ill with fever, chills, malaise
Low back pain, myalgias
Frequency, urgency, dysuria, nocturia
Prostatodynia, pelvic pain, perineal pain
Sitz baths to relieve pain and spasm
Suprapubic catheter for urinary retention
Anxiolytics, antidepressants if anxiety and/or de...
Negative urine culture at 7 days predictive of cure after completion of treatment course
Consider prostatic abscess in patients who do not respond well to therapy.
Anderson RU, Wise D, Sawyer T, et al. 6-Day intensive treatment protocol for refractory chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome using myofascial release and paradoxical rel...
N41.9 Inflammatory disease of prostate, unspecified
N41.0 Acute prostatitis
N41.1 Chronic prostatitis
N41.4 Granulomatous prostatitis
601.9 Prostatitis, unspecified
601.0 Acute prostatitis
Vigorous prostatic massage is contraindicated in acute prostatitis.
Fluoroquinolones are recommended first-line antibiotic for bacterial prostatitis, both acute and chronic (class I and...
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