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Foods that aggravate the prostate

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Several: Alcohol is a known irritant. Also caffeine, fried foods, and spicy foods -- especially those with peppers.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Shulman
Urology 45 years experience
For some men: Alcohol, spicy food, caffeine may cause irritation and possible symptoms of "inflamation" of the prostate, in some men, not most.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 21 years experience
Maybe: It may depending on how long and how aggressively you are riding your bike. It won't make your prostate larger but it may transiently make your sympto... Read More
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
Sometimes: long consistent bike rides can sometimes seem to aggravate men's prostates, esp if an underlying condition exists
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Probably: There are anecdotal reports that certain foods improve or worsen the symptoms of pro statism. There is no scientific evidence. Most of such reports ha... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
None validated: There are no diets or exercises that have been validated to be effective. See this site for more information about bph, including home management. ht... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
As above : U should not be lifting heavy things after a procedure like that, but if things r getting worse see u surgeon for evaluation and advise.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Doesn't matter: You can eat any food you want with a prostate infection.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
Nephrology and Dialysis 46 years experience
Yes. : Claritin (loratadine) has an anticholinergic effect on nerves like most antihistamines. It is middle of the road in anticholinergic effect. This can c... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Bad information: We do not like to contradict other physicians here. But, there is absolutely no truth to the information your physician told you. Emptying the prostat... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew McCullough
Urology 43 years experience
Time for a check up: 18 years is a long time to put up with a symtom. Either go back to your doctor or change and get a new perspective. Coffee does the same for everyone.... Read More

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