Are periodontal disease and prostatit...

Are periodontal disease and prostatitis linked?

There are 1 comment on the PhysOrg Weblog story from Apr 26, 2010, titled Are periodontal disease and prostatitis linked?. In it, PhysOrg Weblog reports that:

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center report initial results from a small sample that inflammation from gum disease and prostate problems just might be linked.

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Miami, FL

#1 Jul 17, 2010
So the question is what to do when antibiotics, alpha blockers, massages, injections, meditation, suppositories, physical therapy, herbs, and other proposed treatments do not work. What do we do with the man who has failed year after year and is miserable? There is no clear answer, although there has been some ray of hope with prostatitis surgery -- see -- in that a number of patients seem to be finally getting relief. This approach is under study in a first-of-kind clinical trial and we will see as the results start to come in.

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