Common symptoms of prostatitis include pain or burning when urinating, low back pain, pain behind the scrotum, and blocked urine. These symptoms can be due to a bacterial infection in the prostate gland, but not always. In addition, some men may experience a wide range of signs and symptoms, while some men have no symptoms at all.
- Trouble passing urine or pain when passing urine
- A burning or stinging feeling when passing urine
- Strong, frequent urges to pass urine, even when there is only a small amount of urine to be passed
- Chills and high fever
- Low back pain or body aches
- Pain low in the belly, groin, or behind the scrotum
- Rectal pressure or pain
- Urethral discharge with bowel movements
- Genital and rectal throbbing
- Sexual problems and loss of sex drive
- Blocked urine
- Painful ejaculation (sexual climax).
Prostatitis Symptoms or Another Condition?
The possible prostatitis symptoms listed above are not sure signs of prostatitis. Other conditions share a number of these symptoms. Therefore, if you are experiencing any of these potential symptoms of prostatitis, visit your healthcare provider so that the problem can be properly diagnosed and treated.