As prostatitis is a disease in male's prostate gland, does it mean this is a sexually transmitted disease?
Prostatitis isn't an STD, or a contagious disease, or even a disease at all. The term "prostatitis" simply refers to inflammation of the prostate gland. The underlying condition causing the inflammation could be any of a number of things, which, yes, include contagious and sexually-transmitted diseases.
Prostatitis is a common disease in men. It's neither a STD nor a contagious disease. Prostatitis often causes painful or difficult urination. Other symptoms include pain in the groin, pelvic area or genitals and sometimes flu-like symptoms.
Prostatitis treatments depend on the underlying cause.Like antibiotics or a diuretic and anti-inflammatory pill. Bedides, there are some home remedies, like have a warm sitz bath, and avoid activities that can irritate your prostate, such as prolonged sitting or bicycling.