I am 50 and had three or more cases of prostatitis in the last 25years. I have some of the classic symptomology but I can usually detect a bad case coming by what I call hot spots on my thighs.
The first time it happened was a trip to the emergency room and the standard STD tests which were negative. Following a long dose of Cipro and ibuprofen the pain eventually subsided. The hot spots I mention caused the nerve endings from my waist to my feet feeling like they were on fire. No position was comfortable and even the wind on my leg hair was excruciating. Out of all the sites I have read about prostatitis , no one mentions this type of pain? I am Researching prostate massage and having not been to an urologist I am finally going since the first signs of hot spots are no longer treatable with anti inflammatory meds at home. I have a healthy and natural diet but the episodes seem to last longer as I get older. I know I sound like an idiot for not going to the urologist sooner, but I just always took my doctors advice to avoid caffeine, spicy foods, and alcohol as a preventative and recently discovered that my father and grandfather had prostate cancer. Now I'm worried...
Prostate health is a journey, and it begins when you are ready to make changes. What you describe is extreme inflammation.
Please read my book on Prostate Cancer Diet for insights on causes and solutions. Learning which foods are optimum and which ones can trigger your own reactions are crucial steps.
Personal testing of all your inputs will help you find the culprits you need to avoid. There is a page on that on the site but reading the book or the Prostate Health Diet will be an eye opener.
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