Prostatitis Can Cause Anal Discomfort; How to Explain It?

Date:2022-11-21 click:0
Prostatitis is a common disease in men. It is often manifested as pelvic region pain or discomfort, abnormal urination (frequent, urgent, and painful urination, incomplete urination, interrupted urination line, being unable to urinate), sexual dysfunction (impotence, premature ejaculation), etc. In addition, some men may show anal discomfort, which is one of the common symptoms of prostatitis. 

So, how to explain the question that prostatitis can cause anal discomfort?

Men should note, first of all, that different patients will have different symptoms because of their physical condition and immunity. Besides, the same patients may experience different symptoms in different stages of the disease. Thus, it is possible that some patients feel anal discomfort while others may have no such signs. 
The reason anal discomfort appears has a lot to do with the relevant position of the two areas. The prostate is mainly located in front of the anus, under the bladder. This is actually close to the anus. These diseased tissues are physiologically interrelated and pathologically interdependent. If there is some inflammation to stimulate the prostate, whatever reason may cause it, patients may feel anal discomfort. 
For example, iatrogenic factors, such as catheters and other invasive operations, can lead to the inflammation of the prostate. Besides, habitual factors, such as irregular sex, excessive masturbation, long-term urine, sitting for a long time, etc., can lead to some anal distension discomfort. Some people will also feel acid distension at the back of the scrotum and the front of the anus, which is a clinical manifestation of prostatitis.
From western medicine, anal discomfort is mainly seen in the acute phase of bacterial prostatitis patients, especially when the formation of prostate abscess symptoms is more prominent. The acute inflammatory prostatic swelling stimulating the prostate capsule results in excessive tension of the prostate capsule. It affects the surrounding prostate tissues, causing pain and acid distension discomfort. 
It can be manifested as the perineum, anal around acid distension, falling distension, pain, and other aches. In severe cases, there can be a constant sense of stool, but no stool discharge and anal finger examination can not touch the liver stool or rectal mass. Only when touches the enlarged prostate tissue the pain of pressure is evident.
From the perspective of TCM, the leading cause of anal discomfort due to prostatitis may be dampness and heat or Qi stagnation and blood stasis. So patients can choose herbs to clear heat, remove dampness, promote blood circulation and remove blood stasis, which has good clinical effects for treating prostatitis. 
One optional herbal medicine is Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill with the main effects of clearing heat, detoxifying the body, promoting blood circulation, removing stasis, and being drenching. It remarkably impacts treating prostatitis and other urinary system diseases, such as epididymitis and urinary tract infections.
Prostatitis is a chronic disease. Its treatment time is relatively long, the requirements are strict, and there is a special layer of tissue structure outside the prostate so that medicine is difficult to penetrate the prostate, which is also the leading cause of recurrent prostatitis. Currently, its treatment relies on physical therapy combined with appropriate medical treatment to achieve a good cure effect. 
It is suggested that men see a doctor promptly and develop a treatment plan suitable for recovering personal conditions under the doctor's guidance. In addition, it is necessary to take good self-care in life. For example, drink more water, have more rest, strengthen exercise, avoid colds, not hold urine, avoid excessive sex life, eat less spicy and stimulating foods, quit smoking, and alcohol, etc.
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