What Does Prostatitis Feel Like?

What does prostatitis pain feel like?

Prostatitis is swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, a walnut-sized gland situated directly below the bladder in men.

Prostatitis often causes painful or difficult urination.

Other symptoms include pain in the groin, pelvic area or genitals and sometimes flu-like symptoms.

How do you know if you have a prostate infection?

Prostatic infection symptoms include groin pain, dysuria, pain with ejaculation, reduced urine output; and may include fever, malaise, and periodic recurrence of symptoms even after treatment. Seek medical care if symptoms develop, emergency care if fever or inability to urinate occurs.

How long does prostatitis take to clear?

For chronic bacterial prostatitis, you’ll need to take antibiotics longer, most often for 4 to 12 weeks. About three in four of chronic bacterial prostatitis cases clear up with this treatment. Sometimes the symptoms return and antibiotics are needed again.

Where do you feel prostate pain?

It can cause pain in the lower back, in the groin area, or at the tip of the penis. Men with this problem often have painful ejaculation. They may feel the need to urinate frequently, but pass only a small amount of urine.