Prostatitis is a kind of health condition wherein an inflammation of the prostate is found due to the infections caused by some bacteria. The prostate has a very important role in the male reproductive system. It is found at the bottom of the bladder and covering the urethra which is the route that interconnects the bladder and the opening of the penis. The prostate protects and nourishes the sperms coming from the testicles. During ejaculation, the prostate squeezes fluid into the urethra mixing with the sperm secretions coming from the testicles and expelled the sperms as semen during sexual intercourse. 70% of the fluids found in the semen came from the prostate.
Prostatitis is just the general term for prostate inflammation. Prostatitis can be classified into four types which include the chronic bacterial prostatitis, asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis, chronic prostatitis without infection, and the acute bacterial prostatitis.
Among the four kinds of Prostatitis, the acute bacterial prostatitis needs immediate medication for it causes some serious symptoms and effects in the body. Acute bacterial prostatitis can be treated orally by taking in antibiotics. Antibiotic is an effective medicine that treats bacterial infections by preventing or killing the bacteria causing the infections. Doctors usually prescribe Ciprofloxacin hcl for the treatment of Prostatitis. Continue reading