Acute and chronic prostatitis discussion. Arnon Krongrad, MD, moderator.
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Unfortunately, "trying" surgery is not like sampling flavors at the ice cream stand: There is a great deal more risk involved.
To the best of my knowledge, there are no data in regards to the effectiveness of partial prostatectomy, including with laser, to relieve and cure the symptoms of prostatitis. There are clearly cases, as partly described in some of the other discussion threads, in which laser treatment did not work. I am aware of one recent case that made symptoms worse. So before deciding to have such a treatment, be sure to have a thorough discussion about proposed benefits and risks with your surgeon.
Let us know how trigger point works for you.