A 48-year-old member asked:
Does radiation for prostate cancer stop semen production?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Phillip Porch answered
39 years experience in General Practice
Partially: Most of the fluid when a man ejaculates comes from the prostate and only about 5% is actually sperm. Radiation of the prostate kills the cancer cells and also normal prostate glandular cells which cause the amount of fluid the prostate produces to be reduced to almost zero.
Answered on Mar 8, 2020
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