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Thank you for your reply.
I should have also put down the fact that I started intensely training for long distance running the week prior, running 6-9 miles every other day. The symptoms of burning while urinating are reduced but still pronounced. Tomorrow will be my last day of a 3 day cycle of Bactrim. How long should I expect it to take for symptoms to reduce in order to rule out infectious prostatitis?
Also, are their any blood tests that can confirm or rule out prostatitis? Unfortunately I work overseas and our hospital on project does not possess the ability to do cultures. Is their anything I should ask them to look into further?
Thanks again for your reply. I have seen improvement in the dysuria, however the immediate skin around the urethral opening is very slightly inflamed. Is this a typical reaction to an antibiotic treatment of a UTI? I feel better urinating so is that a sign of the potential infection making its way out?