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    Chronic Prostatitis/Pelvic Pain Syndrome, Noninflammatory (NIH Category IIIB)

    Chronic Prostatitis/Pelvic Pain Syndrome, Noninflammatory (NIH Category IIIB)

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    Chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome, noninflammatory, is a common form of prostatitis . It causes pain in the pelvic area, where the prostate sits. But pain is the only symptom. It does not cause general illness, infection, or inflammation.

    This condition used to be called prostatodynia.

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    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology

    Current as ofMay 24, 2016

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