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Urine Sample Prostatic Tenderness with normal UA!

A 40-year-old man comes to the physician because of increasing urinary frequency and urgency. He has
these symptoms in the past, but they are more troublesome now . He has also had urinary hesitancy and
interruption of flow . His temperature is 37C(98.6F), blood pressure is 130/75mm Hg, pulse is 76/min, and respirations are 15/min. Physical examination shows no abnormalities except increased tone of the anal sphincter and mild periprostatic tenderness. Urinalysis and urine culture shows no abnormalities and
expressed prostatic secretions show a leukocyte count of four W BCs/HPF (normal is less than 1 0
W BCs/HPF). Serum prostate-specific antigen is 2 ng/ml (normal value is less than 4ng/ml). W hich of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Chronic bacterial prostatitis
B. Inflammatory chronic prostatitis
C. Non-inflammatory chronic prostatitis
D. Prostatic cancer
E. Acute bacterial prostatitis
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Chronic bacterial prostatitis= raised WBC and presence of bacteria

Inflammatory CHronic prostatitis/ Chronic abacterial prostatitis= WBC raised, no bacteria

Non-inflammatory Chronic prostatitis(prostadynia?)= no raised WBC, and no bacteria
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Default Alfuzosin for Prostatic Hyperplasia

I was affected by Prostatic Hyperplasia. I took Alfuzosin. It took a few days for me to feel any noticeable difference. Once it worked its way into the system, it acted as described and provided relief with almost no side affects. The one thing I can not stress more is to make sure it is taken consistently (same time every day) for maximum effect and relief.
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