Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome - Chronic Prostatitis

What Is Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome?

A disturbingly common health condition, Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) is a pelvic pain condition in men. Also known as prostatitis, the form associated with Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome must be differentiated from bacterial prostatitis and acute bacterial prostatitis. This form is considered non-bacterial and cause by different factors than the other forms. By definition, CPPS is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, the walnut-sized gland situated beneath the bladder in men. This gland is responsible for producing fluid or semen that nourishes and transports sperm. While the cause of inflammation in this area is often unidentified possible causes include an immune system disorder, a nervous system disorder, or an injury to the prostate or area of the prostate.

The symptoms presented by the disorder vary depending on the cause; however, many typical symptoms are common. Symptoms of prostatitis include pain or burning when urinating, difficulty urinating, frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, unusual pain the lower back and abdomen, discomfort in the area between the scrotum and rectum, soreness in the penis or testicles, as well as others. Symptoms associated with Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome last for at least three months and comprise the majority of prostatitis cases.

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