A member asked:

I know alcohol abuse leads 2 many bad things can it also be a cause of a enlerge prostate or does this happen naturally for men?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Patricio Gargollo answered

Specializes in Pediatric Urology

No: Alcohol will not in and of itself cause prostate enlargement but can cause erectile dysfunction.

Answered 2/6/2013


Dr. Robert Bennett answered

Specializes in

Etoh: Prolonged abuse can lead to low t and and a potentially slower growth with age. The prostate grows with age in all men with testosterone.

Answered 3/26/2013



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