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More studies are needed to confirm its safety and efficacy.
In contrast, patients suffering from type I and II prostatitis are successfully treated with antibiotics, as a uropathogen or an infectious agent is usually identified as the cause. Non-pharmacological therapies include acupuncture, prostatic massage, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, pulsed magnetic field therapy, transrectal and transurethral thermotherapy and others.
Some of the abovementioned therapies alleviate symptoms by improving vascularisation and blood flow of the prostate and peri-prostatic area.
Each laser micropulse sharply increases tissue temperature and acts as a stimulative trigger. Long pulse trains cause slower diffusion of heat to deeper layers of the skin or mucosa, causing initially vasodilation and then collagen remodelling and stimulation of fibroblasts with collagen remodelling. It has shown to improve vascularisation and alleviate symptoms of genitourinary syndrome of menopause GSM in women, acute prostatitis irritation, dryness and pain. It has also been used intraurethrally in women to alleviate urinary symptoms of GSM.