Prostatitis is pain and swelling, inflammation, or both of the prostate gland. Men feel a frequent, urgent need to urinate, and urination, erection, ejaculation, and defecation may be painful. Symptoms of prostatitis, regardless of the cause, may be treated with warm sitz baths, relaxation techniques, and drugs. Prostatitis usually develops for unknown reasons. Prostatitis can result from a bacterial infection that spreads to the prostate from the urinary tract or from bacteria in the bloodstream. Bacterial infections may develop slowly and tend to recur chronic bacterial prostatitis or develop rapidly acute bacterial prostatitis.
Perineum Pain: Causes of Sore or Burning Perineum in Males/Females
A perineal abscess is an infection that causes a painful lump in the perineum. The perineum is the area between the scrotum and the anus in a man. In a woman, it's the area between the vulva and the anus. The area may look red and feel painful and be swollen.
Skip to content. Most lumps and swellings under the skin are harmless and can be left alone. However, see your GP if you develop a new lump or swelling so that the cause can be identified.
The perineum refers to the area between the anus and genitals, extending from either the vaginal opening to the anus or the scrotum to the anus. Injuries, urinary tract issues, infections, and other conditions can cause perineum pain. A urinary tract infection UTI is an infection in any part of your urinary system, such as your urethra, bladder, ureters, or kidneys.