Bacteria entering the prostate through the urinary tract can cause an infection that leads to inflammation of the gland. In addition to bacteria and agents that cause sexually transmitted diseases, prostatitis can also be caused by fungi or viruses.
By Rut Gómez de Segura M.D. (gynecologist), Victoria Moliner BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 06/09/2020