Your Path

  • Prostatitis


  • Typically GNRs
  • Also GC/Chlamydia


  • Acute bacterial prostatitis is accompanied by urgency, frequency, dysuria
  • Sometimes systemic sx of fevers, chills, severe illness; if present, consider prostatic abscess
  • Chronic prostatitis when symptoms recur or persist (often after courses of antibiotics) with the same organism

Physical Exam Findings

  • Prostate tender on exam
  • Will have edematous/indurated character on palpation (i.e. "bogginess")