Prostatitis is one the most frustrating and challenging diagnoses in urology. Much confusion exists about the cause of symptoms often attributed to prostatitis. Cleveland Clinic urologists specialize in treating chronic prostatitis through a variety of methods depending on the individual patient. Cleveland Clinic is one of the only centers in the nation that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic prostatitis.
What is prostatitis?
Prostatitis is a usually painful condition of the prostate gland, the small walnut-shaped organ that lies just below a man's bladder and surrounds the urethra. The prostate gland produces most of the fluid in semen.