A 39-year-old member asked:
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could i get prostatitis from not having enough sex?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possibly: Sexual intercourse and ejaculation is good for the prostate.
Answered on Dec 1, 2018
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
No: Prostatitis is due to a bacterial infection. Abstinence will not cause this.
Answered on Dec 5, 2018

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Dr. James Krick
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Not really: Thats not a likely way to get prostatitis or even urethritis.
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See a Urologist: You could see a Urologist and get them to give you an opinion.
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Unlikely: There should be no reason.

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