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Chronic Prostatitis/Pelvic Pain Syndrome, Noninflammatory (NIH Category IIIB)

Topic Overview

Chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome, noninflammatory, is a common form of prostatitis. It causes pain in the pelvic area, where the prostate sits. But pain is the only symptom. It does not cause general illness, infection, or inflammation.

This condition used to be called prostatodynia.

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By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
Current as of June 4, 2014

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