Acute infection of the prostate, most commonly due to Gram negative bacteria.
– Signs of cystitis (burning on urination and urinary frequency) with fever in men, perineal pain is common.
– Very painful rectal examination.
– Urinalysis: leucocyturia and pyuria; haematuria may be present.
Difficult, the infection may become chronic.
– Increase fluid intake: 3 to 4 litres daily
– Prolonged antibiotherapy:
ciprofloxacin PO: 500 mg 2 times daily for 28 days