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A 61-year-old male asked:

I have chronic prostatis , will drinking alcohol make my condition worse, or am i able to have a few glasses of alcohol without affecting it.

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
No direct effect: Alcohol in excessive amounts can lower your immune function. A few drinks should not have direct effect on your prostatitis consult with urologist.
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Last updated Mar 16, 2013

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