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I think I have some prostate problems. I can feel pressure

Customer Question

I think I have some prostate problems. I can feel pressure on my rectum and my sex life has gone south. Is this symptoms of an enlarged prostate?
JA: Is the condition chronic, or acute?
Customer: What dose that mean?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome. I'm Dr Chip

Any problem with urinating like burning or going more often that usual?

And what exactly is the problem with your sex life?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
A little problem like going more often. I can't keep an erection long enough to have sex.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Did you get that?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

OK.

Definitely sounds like a prostatitis problem--an infected enlarged prostate gland. Not an STD and well treated with two weeks of an antibiotic like Septra or Cipro.

You need to see a doctor for a digital prostate exam and a urinalysis and for a prescription to clear this up

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