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Hello and welcome I'm Dr Chip
This indeed sounds like prostatitis but unless a culture was done of your urine it still is likely bacterial
Usually I prescribe a four week course of either Septa (what you're taking) or Cipro to eradicate the infection.
Antibiotics don't shrink the prostate unless it's enlarged from an infection
So for now you need to stay on the antibiotic but unless it completely clears this up you need to ask your doctor for a month's course of Cipro
Please let me know if you need any more information
OK--did your doctor do a digital exam on your prostate to see if it's enlarged?
OK, then you probably have benign prostatic hypertrophy which I have seen even in men of your age
He needs to do the digital exam and if that's the case a medication like Flomax will resolve your symptoms