A 34-year-old male asked:
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saw dr. have prostatitis. going to take antibiotics and flomax (tamsulosin). since diagnosed have questions. i jog 4-5 days a week-should i stop? how frequent should i masturbate? could it effect success of ivf?

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Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Prostatitis: You can do all of the above. Wait to do ivf until you dr clears you.
Answered on Jul 30, 2014
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
No, few days, yes: Don't stop exercising unless it increases discomfort from prostatitis. If attempting IVF, should not masturbate more than every 3-5 days, as may degrade quantity/quality of sperm, which could alter IVF success.
Answered on Mar 17, 2018

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