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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Masturbation: Normal: Nope. In fact if you have prostate troubles you may improve the environment in your prostate by regularly emptying it of the semen and sperm. Mast ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Not a problem: Masturbating has not been shown to increase future problems with the prostate nor increase the risk of prostate cancer
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Frequency: The amount of fluid ejaculated will be related to how often you masturbate. If you masturbate frequently then you will have less volume. If you "save ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Masturbation would not affect how the prostate functions, but clinically, few/some men may swear by saying they voids easier with better urine flow af ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
Shrink prostate: No !
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
22 years experience Urology
Reduces congestion: Regular ejaculation prevents painful back-up of fluid in the prostate. This back up may lead to inflammation or an infection known as 'prostatitis'
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: Masturbation should not cause prostate enlargement.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
No: Only medication and/or surgery do, but they're not nearly as much fun.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
Lowers risk: No not smaller but some studies have show that frequency of ejaculation can lower prostate cancer risk.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Sorensen
22 years experience Urology
No: Masturbation will not enlarge the prostate.
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