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46 Possible Causes for Acute Prostatitis, Myalgia, Rigors and Chills

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Interestingly, acute prostatitis usually does not result in chronic prostatitis, and chronic bacterial prostatitis is usually not antedated by acute prostatitis.[] Fever, chills, malaise, and myalgia suggest acute infection. Dysuria, pelvic or perineal pain, and difficulty voiding suggest the site of infection.[] Signs of pyelonephritis may include: A high fever (over 100.4 degrees) Body chills Rigors (shivering and sweating accompanied by a rise in temperature) Nausea or vomiting[]

  • Chronic Prostatitis

    The histologic correlate of acute prostatitis is a neutrophilic infiltration of the prostate gland.[] .: Prostatosis, prostatitis or pelvic floor tension myalgia? J. Urol., 122, 168 (1979). PubMed Google Scholar 13. Sutor, D. J., Wooley, S.[] Acute prostatitis is associated with findings of fever, chills and rigors (shakes) and it is often curable.[]

  • Acute Prostatitis

    Acute prostatitis is a serious bacterial infection of the prostate gland. This infection is a medical emergency.[] They include the following: Chills Fever Frequent urination Incomplete emptying of bladder Joint pain (arthralgia) Lower back pain Muscle pain (myalgia) Pain in penis, testicles[] Men with chronic bacterial prostatitis do not present with systemic symptoms of infection (fever, chills and rigors).[]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    Acute pyelonephritis developed in a 67-yr-old man after transrectal ultrasonographically guided biopsy of the prostate.[] Two patients discontinued ciprofloxacin because of myalgia with 7 days of treatment and itching exanthema with 14 days.[] Febrile patients commonly exhibit chills or rigor as well, alongside fatigue and weakness. Temperature is not expected to exceed an average of 103 F (39.4 C).[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Based on the results of the prostate biopsy and image inspection, he was diagnosed as having localized prostate cancer.[] A 64-year-old woman, without previous heart disease, presented with 6 weeks of fever, myalgias, and arthralgias.[] Fever was high-grade intermittent, not associated with rigors and chills and subsided with analgesics.[]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    E coli causes a wide range of UTIs, including uncomplicated urethritis /cystitis, symptomatic cystitis, pyelonephritis, acute prostatitis, prostatic abscess, and urosepsis[] History : Typical symptoms of pneumonia include sudden onset, shortness of breath, fever, chills, headache, and muscle pain (myalgia).[] Nonspecific symptoms such as fever, rigors or shaking chills, and malaise are common.[]

  • Septicemia

    prostatitis, balanitis, or prostatic abscess, among others, with dysuria, frequency, urgency, urge incontinence, cloudy urine, prostatic tenderness, and positive urine Gram[] , severe rigors, hypotension, tachycardia and vomiting.[] prostatitis/prostatic abscess, severe skin or skin structure infections (eg, necrotizing fasciitis), postsurgical infections, or systemic infections such as rickettsial infection[]

  • Legionellosis

    The differential diagnosis of Legionnaires disease includes: Acute respiratory distress syndrome Aspiration pneumonia Bacterial pneumonia Bronchitis Empyema Gastroenteritis[] Table summarizes key clinical differences between Legionnaires’ disease and Pontiac fever Legionnaires’ disease Pontiac fever Clinical features Fever, myalgia, and cough ([] There is a prodrome for a day or two of mild headache and myalgia, followed by high fever, chills, rigors and a cough. 90% present with cough.[]

  • Brucellosis

    . 36 Prostatitis has been reported as a complication.[] Common clinical findings are usually nonspecific involving fever, arthralgia, myalgia, weakness and malaise.[] Acute brucellosis may present with symptoms such as: Fever with chills and rigors Anorexia Headache Abdominal pain Muscular pain Fatigue and weakness Arthralgia Excessive[]

  • Prostatic Abscess

    The histologic correlate of acute prostatitis is a neutrophilic infiltration of the prostate gland.[] […] fosfomycin Resolution [ 16 ] 56 MRSA Dysuria, polyuria, difficulty urinating Diabetes mellitus No Radiology guided then TURP Vancomycin Resolution [ 17 ] 47 MRSA Diffuse myalgias[] The patients presented with clinical symptoms of dysuria, high fever with chills and rigors, perineal pain, urethral discharge and severe tenderness with or without fluctuation[]

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