Results for: hematuria
Sasha Wainstein MD Urology
Maimonides Medical Center
Acute bacterial prostatitis generally presents with typical symptoms that include severe pain in and around the base of the penis and behind the scrotum. Men may also experience a variety of urinary symptoms similar to a urinary tract infection. These include bloody urine (hematuria), a strong sudden urge to urinate (urgency) and an urge to urinate frequently (frequency). It may also be difficult to pass more than a small amount of urine. There also may be a feeling of fullness in the rectum and a frequent urge to defecate.
Symptoms of acute bacterial prostatitis can also include lower back pain, fever, chills, and nausea.
Acute bacterial prostatitis is a medical emergency that can lead to serious complications. Complications include the development of a prostatic abscess and a serious infection of the blood called bacteremia. This can lead to life-threatening conditions that affect the whole body, called sepsis and septic shock, which can be fatal if not treated immediately.