Who Is Affected by Prostatitis


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Prostatitis affects men of all ages. It is most common in men younger than 50. It is less common in men 50 to 69, but the incidence increases slightly in men 70 and older. footnote 1

The most common types of prostatitis are inflammatory and noninflammatory chronic pelvic pain syndrome.

Citations

  1. Nickel JC (2012). Prostatitis and related conditions, orchitis, and epididymitis. In AJ Wein et al., eds., Campbell-Walsh Urology, 10th ed., vol. 1, pp. 327-356. Philadelphia: Saunders.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology

Current as ofMarch 14, 2017