Prostatitis is a very common andrology disease in life. However, if the symptoms of prostatitis are mild and have no great impact on life, it is unnecessary to treat. However, if the symptoms have obviously caused trouble to life, timely diagnosis and treatment are needed. Once suffering from prostatitis, pain and inconvenience will follow, Therefore, patients with prostatitis must be actively treated in time. Many patients are not clear about the inspection items of prostatitis, so they have a wrong understanding of the treatment of prostatitis. So this article will tell you about the inspection items of prostatitis.
The following 6 items are mainly examined for prostatitis:
1. Digital rectal examination
This is the routine examination of the prostatitis examination item. During finger examination, the size of prostate is different, the surface is irregular, some glands become hard or have small induration, and most of them have slight tenderness.
2. Prostate fluid examination
The negative result of one examination cannot be easily ruled out; Positive results can generally make the diagnosis of chronic prostatitis.
3. Bacteriological examination
It is helpful for diagnosis and treatment. The positive result can be diagnosed as bacterial chronic prostatitis.
4. Prostate biopsy (biopsy)
Prostate biopsy is of decisive significance in the diagnosis of chronic prostatitis, but it is of little significance in distinguishing between bacterial and non-bacterial prostatitis.
5. Ultrasonic examination
In some patients with chronic prostatitis, the capsule reflection is not smooth due to local exudation, fibrosis and adhesion, and the envelope boundary is unclear in severe cases; The gland is regular in shape, symmetrical in left and right, and can be seen with limited reflex reduction inside. This prostatitis test can be used for clinical reference.
Using the specific antigen O agglutination test, 82% of patients with chronic Escherichia coli prostatitis had an increased level of Escherichia coli antibody in their serum, while patients with only Escherichia coli urethritis and normal people had a lower level of Escherichia coli antibody in their serum.
Patients with prostatitis should pay attention to understand the cause of the disease, and also pay attention to seek treatment methods for prostatitis. Patients with prostatitis should not underestimate the harm of prostatitis, and should pay attention to understand the treatment methods when suffering from prostatitis. When you have symptoms in your life, you should pay attention to timely diagnosis and treatment.