Patient :I am a 22 year old male 5'9" 140 lbs. I had a hydrocele surgery 3 years ago. I had to have a catheter after my surgery. In the past two years, I have been struggling with prostatitis off and on. I've been diagnosed with it on four different occasions now and have tried several different medications. Every time I go through a medication, it goes away for about 3-5 months but then all of the symptoms come back again. Painfull urination, frequent urination, taking several times to empty out my bladder. When the symptoms are at their worse I sometimes get puss that comes out of my urethra. I have been tested for std's every time I go to my urologist and they always comeback negative. I haven't felt the same since I had the catheter. I have pain in my urethra. I have heard it's not normal to have prostattis this often. What could be wrong with me?
Thank you for writing to us.
One possibility is that one of the nerves supplying to the urethra got damaged and there is a problem in emptying of the bladder. My advice is that you check this with another Doctor. I cannot confirm this but it may be possible.
One of the complications of any groin surgery is incontinence.
Hope this helps.
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