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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Navita Modi
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Incontinence benefit: Only benefit kegel exercise has is incontinence benefit ,I donot know any other negative or positive effects of kegel exercises
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Galapon
Specializes in Family Medicine
Safe: Kegels are safe for either gender to do. Often recommended for incontinence and pelvic instability, they can be used just for general exercise.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Witten
27 years experience Urology
Levels for men: Yes. If you have minor incontinence problems, kegels will help. It also is called the "sex muscle" because squeezing the pubococygeus muscle during s ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Kegels: Not likely from a physiologic standpoint.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nasky
16 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Some medical research suggests that pelvic floor exercises can improve erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation, via improved muscular control o ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Umbreit
14 years experience Urology
Not usually necessar: Men who have not undergone prostatectomy for prostate cancer usually do not need to do kegel excercises, which strengthen the sphincter muscle and hel ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Generic term for kegel exercise is pelvic floor muscle exercise, which is designed to strengthen the muscle tone and contractibility of striated muscl ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
No not really: "kegel" exercises may be of some help for urinary continence in a man, although I am not aware of studies on this , but kegel would not help the sexu ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
43 years experience Preventive Medicine
Same as for women: Men and women have the same muscles in the perineal area that serve the same functions. Kegel exercises help strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and h ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Practice it just like women do by properly isolating the pelvic floor muscles to exercise them with slow voluntary contraction and relaxation as if yo ... Read More

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