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A 24-year-old male asked:

On cipro (ciprofloxacin) & levox for chronic prostatitis. have pain at the base of penis when sexually aroused. why & is it safe to have sex or masturbate?

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Dr. Joe Littlejohn
Urology 26 years experience
Yes: Discomfort with ejaculation may occur with chronic prostatitis, but it is not harmful. The discomfort is secondary to inflammation of the prostate which plays a significant role in the ejaculatory process.

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Last updated Jul 15, 2013

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