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Should I talk to my doctor about acute bacterial prostatitis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you are experiencing symptoms that could be caused by acute bacterial prostatitis, you should talk to your doctor. These symptoms may include pain in the lower back, penis, and testes. Since the symptoms of acute bacterial prostatitis usually have a rapid onset and can create much discomfort, it's important to have a doctor diagnose the disease so you can undergo treatment.

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