Three tests help you diagnose nonbacterial prostatitis

Date:2018-12-02 click:0
Nonbacterial prostatitis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the prostate and lower urinary tract in men, and it is characterized by pelvic or perineal pain without evidence of urinary tract infection. Worse still, this disease is distinguished from acute or chronic prostatitis and there is no obvious symptom for some patients, which are increasing the risk of lesions. However, you can take measures to prevent the disease effectively as you take the following three tests into consideration.
Test 1: A digital rectal exam
According to the different degree of disease, this test can help doctor know the conditions of prostate gland, generally speaking, the shape and quality will be changed if there has infection. After test, your doctor will be able to evaluate whether the prostate gland is enlarged or tender, which provides the evidence of curing the disease. By the way, if the doctor is still not sure what you have, further test like a transrectal ultrasound or biopsy is necessary.
Test 2: A prostate fluid analysis
This test is done on the purpose of finding the signs of infection. Your doctor may evaluate whether you have prostatitis or not by observing the numbers of white blood cells and lecithin corpuscle. However, a prostate fluid analysis is not the absolute way for your doctor except he or she takes other measures such as bacterial culture at the same time. Otherwise, it seems to be different to define the classification of the prostatitis.
Test 3: Voiding studies
Voiding studies involve the collection and analysis of urine to determine which part of the urinary system is infected. If you doctor suspects that you have prostatitis or another prostate problem, he or she may refer you to an urologist, who specializes in the diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system to confirm the diagnosis. When the symptoms such as pain or burning during urination, difficulty urinating; or frequent urge to urinate appears, it means that you may at the risk of the prostatitis.
Some patients are regarded antibiotics as the best treatment, however, people who had symptoms for a long time that are not helped by antibiotics should not taking these medicines. In order to guarantee the safety and effect of the treatment, you may take other medicine like diuretic and anti-inflammatory pill into consideration.
Note: Diuretic and anti-inflammatory pill is the traditional Chinese treatment, you can feel changes within one month and the symptoms will be gone after three months.