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Is BPH caused by poor hygiene around the genitals? Is BPH just nonbacterial prostatitis?

Is BPH caused by poor hygiene around the genitals? Is BPH just nonbacterial prostatitis?

No: BPH is not cause by poor hygeine or inflammation.It is a fibro-adeno-myoma. In simple layman terms it would be fair to call it a"benign growth" of the gland. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Bph (Definition)

BPH is abbrev of benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a general, confusing, clinical term for men's trouble to void although it is a pathological term to describe microscopic increase in number & size of glandular cells in the prostate, starting as early as age 30. For better use, LUTS is proposed to replace BPH. More? ...Read more


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Can prostatitis caused by excessive ejaculation?

Can prostatitis caused by excessive ejaculation?

No .....and Yes: If you are referring to masturbation, then the answer is No. If you are referring to unprotected ejaculations with partner(s) who have a STD (sexually transmitted disease) then the answer is Yes. STD infections can result in prostatitis. Occasionally symptoms that feel like prostatitis (called "prostadynia") can occur without a active infection. A Urologist or Infectious Disease MD can clarify. ...Read more

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Positive semen PCR chlamydia. Mainly urethra tip discomfort 24/7. Rx? Is this chronic bacterial prostatitis? Unprotected oral unknown partner. plzhelp

Positive semen PCR chlamydia. Mainly urethra tip discomfort 24/7. Rx? Is this chronic bacterial prostatitis? Unprotected oral unknown partner. plzhelp

Chronic pelvic pain?: Chlamydia doesn't cause prostatitis, and is rarely acquired by oral sex -- maybe false positive test? Maybe chronic pelvic pain syndrome, or genital anxiety, not true prostatitis. You've been asking repeated questions. Follow your doctor's advice, or see an infectious diseases specialist or urologist. Your situation is too complex for a forum like this; don't expect any further advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can bacterial prostatitis cause difficulty urinating? Is bacterial prostatitis treatable?

Can bacterial prostatitis cause difficulty urinating? Is bacterial prostatitis treatable?

Yes and yes: Painful and difficult to initiate urination can occur with prostatitis. It is treatable and potentially curable depending upon the causative agent and the skills of your urologist. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause prostate infection?

No: Masturbation cannot cause infection of the prostate or anything else. It is a normal, healthy behavior. ...Read more

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Can the fungal organism responsible for balanitis further cause epididymitis and/or prostatitis especially if its affecting urethra?

Balanitis is surface: I suspect this fungal infection, candida, would not cause the conditions you mention. Balanitis is a superficial infection; the other conditions are internal and caused by a bacteria. ...Read more

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What prostate problems are caused by overindlugence in sex?

What prostate problems are caused by overindlugence in sex?

Overindulgence eh?: None specifically but it could possibly cause a bacterial infection called prostatiits. This is painful and takes a while to treat. You could also have a sexually transmitted disease causing symptoms also. If you are having problems see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can male ejaculation cause vaginal bacteria infection?

Can male ejaculation cause vaginal bacteria infection?

Here are some ...: Semen can transmit STDs such as HIV, Hep-B & C, trichomonas but not bacterial vaginitis. However, sexual intercourse can bring the existing bacteria into vagina. Fortunately, the wonder of Nature / God imbeds females with strong defense mechanism to make the brought-in bacteria unable to survive but sperms to survive for fertilizing the waiting egg, except a few. ...Read more

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Does epididmitis orchitis cause sexual problems? Erectical dysfunction etc?

Does epididmitis orchitis cause sexual problems? Erectical dysfunction etc?

Low sperm count: Possibly but not likely. Oligospermia (low sperm count). Can be due to previous testis infection or epididymal scarring from previous infection and inflammation, however most men who have had epididymitis or even orchitis do not subsequently find themselves sub fertile or infertile. See a urologist and have a semen analysis. Ed is definitely not related. ...Read more

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Could chronic nonbacterial prostatitis affects fertility?

Could chronic nonbacterial prostatitis affects fertility?

Inflamed , infertile: Male infertility is multifactorial but not impossible for any form of inflammation to cause damage and lead to infertility. Causes of inflammation that might not be bacterial include virus, autoimmune, chemical exposure , trauma , etc. See a urologist and treating potential causes may help fertility. ...Read more

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Orgasm&ejaculation fails with tamsulosin followed by scrotal pain,any explanation/help plz? N.b: diagnosed with chronic prostatitis& on cyprofloxacin.

Orgasm&ejaculation fails with tamsulosin followed by scrotal pain,any explanation/help plz? N.b: diagnosed with chronic prostatitis& on cyprofloxacin.

Here are some...: Diminishing and stopping ejaculation is one of known side effects from alpha-blockers like tamsulosin, which may happen few of its users but can improve urine flow. But scrotal pain may not be related with tamsulosin use, instead from others. More? Due to 400-letter limit, ask your doc or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with keycode of RQPWJC to reach me as needed. ...Read more

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Can very poor penile hygiene cause UTI ?

Can very poor penile hygiene cause UTI ?

UTI: Yes, particularly if the person is no circumcised. UTI is 10 times more common in female compared to male,but in the male it is 10 times higher in male who are no circumcised compared to those who are. ...Read more

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Are male utis caused by dehydration?

Are male utis caused by dehydration?

No: Utis are caused by bacteri gaining entry into the urinary tract and multiplying. Symptoms of UTI and UTI itself may be worse if subject is dehydrated. Dehydration, by and large, should be avoided. ...Read more

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Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


Dr. Michael Michaels
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Definition)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more