The main thing in the diagnosis is to identify the cause of prostatitis, since therapeutic measures depend on this. Another diagnostic challenge is to exclude prostate cancer. Ultrasound of the kidneys; TRUS of the prostate with dopplerography - an ultrasound probe is inserted into the rectum for the best visualization of the prostate gland, its blood flow is additionally assessed. A radiopaque contrast agent is injected into the urethra, after which a series of sequential images is taken.
To identify structural changes (tumors, cysts, adenomas, etc.) and differentiate prostatitis from other diseases of the prostate gland, ultrasound of the prostate is performed. A spermogram allows to exclude or confirm the development of infertility. How is prostatitis in men treated? Treatment of prostatitis is carried out depending on the form of the disease. Acute inflammation is an indication for hospitalization of a patient in a urological hospital; in chronic inflammation, patients undergo a course of therapy at home. If the cause of the disease is a sexually transmitted infection, both partners should take the prescribed antibiotics.
Thanks to her, the secret accumulated in the prostate gland is squeezed out of it, and then it is independently excreted through the urethra. In addition, prostate massage helps to improve the blood supply to the tissues of the gland, which increases the effectiveness of antibacterial and local therapy. Massaging the prostate in the phase of acute inflammation is contraindicated, as it can lead to the spread of infection. The procedure is carried out when acute inflammation subsides.