Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Prostatitis
Other conditions that may need to be ruled out when diagnosing
especially if caused by a sexually transmitted infection, such as
- Prostate enlargement
(benign prostatic hyperplasia [BPH] or prostate
- Presence of a
- A narrow spot in the
- Inflammation or irritation of
the bladder (interstitial cystitis), which is rare in men.
inability to urinate (acute urinary retention).
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||J. Curtis Nickel, MD, FRCSC - Urology|
|Last Revised||December 3, 2011|