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A 31-year-old member asked:

Does masturbation cause prostatitis?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: No, masturbation may actually help with prostatitis. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, dallas, texas.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it true that masturbation can cause prostatitis?

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Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 23 years experience
Prostatitis: Possible but unlikely...I think that would help clear things out.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Should i masturbate if I have prostatitis?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Sure: It's unlikely to have a major impact on the course of the illness, but it may well make you more comfortable -- even more than usual. I hope you're able to get the infection -- if it is an infection -- under control.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Does excessive masturbation cause prostatitis?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
No: There's no connection. It might even help.
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A 20-year-old male asked:

Can excessive masturbation(10x) cause prostatitis ?

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Dr. Leonard Giunta
Family Medicine 55 years experience
Yes: The excessive handling of penis can cause a urethritis and the infect prostrate.
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A 30-year-old male asked:

Can lubricant used for masturbation cause prostatitis?

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Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 51 years experience
Probably not unless the lubricant is injected into the penis, this could lead to an infection.
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