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Can prostatitis cause oversensitivity/irritation to head of penis?

Possibly have prostatitis and experiencing soreness/oversensitivity of glans and head of penis.

Related Topics: Prostatitis, Head, Penis
 

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Sure does - there are actually 4 types of prostatitis. 

Symptoms of long-term (chronic) prostatitis are often mild and start slowly over weeks or months. They may include:

  • An urge to urinate often. But you may pass only small amounts of urine.
  • A burning pain when you urinate.
  • A problem starting the urine stream, urinating in waves rather than in a steady stream, urine flow that is weaker than normal, and dribbling after urinating.
  • Waking up at night to urinate often.
  • A feeling of not completely emptying your bladder.
  • Pain in your lower back, in the area between the testicles and anus, in the lower belly or upper thighs, or above the pubic area. Pain may be worse during a bowel movement.
  • Some pain during or after ejaculation.
  • Pain in the tip of your penis.

Symptoms of acute prostatitis are the same, but they start suddenly and are severe. They may also include a fever and chills.

Some men don't have any symptoms.

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