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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience in Urology
BPH: No.

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Glad you self-identified the sequence of events; so, moderate the frequency of sex and masturbation, and see what may evolve over time. Chronic prosta ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not good, but you : Usually dont feel a thing for many years.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Possibly: Having an enlarged prostate may cause unwanted urinary symptoms but should not make it feel "good" although it may. The symptoms that patients develop ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
No: Because of the many contradictory beliefs and popular lore regarding masturbation and ejaculation and the absence of good, reproducible, scientific ev ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Flomax (tamsulosin) +T: That is a good question that is still being researched. From a recent article: "Androgen supplementation does not appear to increase the risk of BPH , ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Penis enlargement: It is dangerous to your long term penile health. Please do not let anyone talk you into any process described as "enlarging your penis". This is not r ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Reduce risk of cance: It does not help with enlarged prostate but studies have shown that it reduces the risk of prostate cancer.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
If there is an: infection it can be spread via massage. Otherwise this somewhat old-fashioned treatment is helpful for some folks. Peace and good health. A urologi ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: It is normal to express fluid with a vigorous prostate exam. Digital rectal examination of the prostate is harmless and will not cause either "co ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience in Urology
No and Possibly: A prostate biopsy is the most definitive way to distinguish BPH from cancer of the prostate. BPH doesn't "turn into cancer" but cancer can develop alo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience in Urology
No: Prostate size tends to be a genetically determined factor. Irritation, sensation etc may be related to sexual activity, but size itself is independen ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Prostate massage: If you have a prostate infection prostate massage can spread the infection. Peace and good health. Ask your doctor if you have an infection.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Exam: see your physician or a urologist for an assessment. Alpha blocker drugs are commonly prescribed as first line therapy for symptomatic BPH.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Cause not known: It is a known fact men with enlarged prostate also tend to have erectile dysfunction. Both these conditions co exist in many men as they age.But whe ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: Having sex often at the age of 22 should not cause any issues with your prostate.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
20 years experience in Urology
No direct connection: Caffeine does not cause a change in the prostate itself. However, caffeine and other drugs that partially mimic Epinephrine (esp "speed" and cold med ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience in Urology
Possibly: With prostate enlargement, obstructive urinary symptoms often occur gradually such as slowing of the stream, the need to strain to help force of strea ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Not known to: Orchids and epididymitis are infections and typically are cured with antibiotics. Trying masturbation will not hurt. All the best.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: Doxycycline is not causing this. You need to go and see a urologist. Good luck.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience in Urology
Masterbation: No. This can be a symptom that may need to be addressed.

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