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Evaluation of prostatic massage in treatment of chronic prostatitis.

Authors
  • Ateya, Ahmad
  • Fayez, Ashraf
  • Hani, Ragab
  • Zohdy, Wael
  • Gabbar, Mohammad A
  • Shamloul, Rany
Type
Published Article
Journal
Urology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2006
Volume
67
Issue
4
Pages
674–678
Identifiers
PMID: 16566972
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Prostatic massage did not significantly improve the response of patients with chronic pelvic pain syndrome to antibiotics. Patients with National Institutes of Health class II prostatitis should be primarily treated with culture-sensitive antibiotics. Treatment of nonbacterial prostatitis is challenging and requires additional extensive research.

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