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Do doctors normally massage the prostate of patients with chronic prostatitis?

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Depends: Prostate massage is a form of treatment for chronic abacterial prostatitis. It can help some patients with improvement in their symptoms and in other patients, can cause more pain.
Answered on Nov 20, 2011

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