What is the best anti inflammatory for prostatitis?

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, such as ibuprofen or naproxen, and hot soaking baths may help you feel better. Some men get better by taking medicines that help the way the bladder or prostate gland work. These medicines include oxybutynin, doxazosin, prazosin, tamsulosin and terazosin.

How can you tell the difference between acute and chronic prostatitis?

In acute prostatitis, the patient will generally benefit from a course of antibiotics to clear the infection. Chronic prostatitis describes the recurrent, intermittent flare-up of pain due to inflammation of the prostate not relieved by a course of antibiotics.

What is the drug of choice for prostatitis?

Medication Summary Oral antimicrobial agents are the mainstay of treatment for chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP), with the most effective medications being fluoroquinolones and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX).

Can prostatitis go away on its own?

If prostatitis is caused by a bacterial infection, it can usually be treated with antibiotics. Depending on the cause, prostatitis can come on gradually or suddenly. It might improve quickly, either on its own or with treatment. Some types of prostatitis last for months or keep recurring (chronic prostatitis).

Will prostatitis go away?

Is there a cure for chronic nonbacterial prostatitis?

Coping with a chronic condition. Chronic nonbacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome can be an ongoing, painful condition. Exercise and pelvic floor physical therapy may improve your symptoms. According to the American Urological Association, having prostatitis does not increase your risk of prostate cancer.

Are there any nonpharmacologic modalities for asymptomatic prostatitis?

Small studies provide limited support for the use of nonpharmacologic modalities. Asymptomatic prostatitis is an incidental finding in a patient being evaluated for other urologic problems.

What are the different types of prostatitis in men?

Prostatitis is a group of conditions that includes acute and chronic bacterial prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). It can cause infection, inflammation and pain in the prostate gland. Men with asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis don’t have symptoms. Acute (sudden) prostatitis is a medical emergency.

Which is the best alternative medicine for prostatitis?

Alternative medicine. Some herbal treatments for prostatitis include rye grass (cernilton), a chemical found in green tea, onions and other plants (quercetin) and extract of the saw palmetto plant. Discuss your use of alternative medicine practices and supplements with your doctor.