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Prostatitis Symptom Score Calculator


The Prostatitis Symptom Score can be used as a guide to assess the severity of your symptoms due to inflammation of the prostate gland. Based on the score you can decide if you need to see a Urologist. This calculator is based on source such as 'The NIH-Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index' that assess symptoms and quality of life in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS).

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The Prostatitis Symptom Score is based on the following parameter that are assessed by the calculator -
  • Pain
  • Frequency of Urination
  • Quality of Life

Prostatitis Symptom Score Calculator
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For Assessment of Pain or Discomfort
1. In the last week, have you experienced any pain or discomfort in the following areas? 
The area between the rectum and testicles Yes No 
In your testicles Yes No
Tip of the penis (not associated with urination) Yes No
Below your waist, in the pubic area, overlying the bladder Yes No
2.Over the last week, have you experienced the following symptoms?
Any pain or discomfort during urination  Yes No 
Any pain or discomfort during or after ejaculation Yes No
3. Over the last week, how often have you experienced pain or discomfort in any of these areas  


4. Choose a suitable number on the following scale to best describe your pain or level of discomfort experienced during the last week. The number 0 implies no pain while 10 refers to unbearable pain. 
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Urination
5. How often have you had a sensation of not emptying your bladder completely after you finished urinating during the last week? 


6. How often have you had to urinate again less than 2 hours after you finished urinating, over the last week?  


Assessment of Impact of Symptoms and Quality of Life
7. How often have you had to urinate again less than 2 hours after you finished urinating, over the last week?  


8.Over the past 1-week, how much did you bother yourself about your symptoms?  


9. If you were to spend the rest of your life with your symptoms just the way it had been during the previous week, how would you feel about that?  


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