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Additional Facts

  • Getting the right diagnosis is the key to taking care of prostatitis.
  • Prostatitis does not always involve the prostate. The problem may be in the nearby tissues.
  • Prostatitis can't always be cured, but its symptoms can be managed.
  • Treatment should be followed even if you feel better.
  • Patients with prostatitis aren't at higher risk for getting prostate cancer.
  • There's no reason to stop normal sex unless it bothers you.
  • You can live a reasonably normal life with prostatitis.