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Could having anal sex cause a prostate infection?

Could having anal sex cause a prostate infection?

Yes: Having anal sex, especially if prolonged or frequently, can increase the chances of prostatitis or prostate irritability. This can cause a bacterial or nonbacterial infection of the prostate. This can occur from multiple pathways such as trauma to the prostate, retention of urine, or inflammation. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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Can you have anal sex with prostatitis?

Can you have anal sex with prostatitis?

But Why?: First off - why would you want your partner to have the risk of acquiring the infection that is causing your prostatitis? Secondly - it will hurt. You can do whatever you want, you will survive. But i would urge you to reconsider and hold off for the time being. You'll be more comfortable and your partner will thank you later. ...Read more

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Can anal sex cause prostate cancer to spread?

Can anal sex cause prostate cancer to spread?

No.: Prostate cancer develops and spreads due to the accumulation of genetic changes at the dna and molecular level. Prostate manupulation by biopsies, exams, massage, and anal sex will not promote local spread or metastases. ...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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I have prostatitis no one wants to culture just give meds. Take azitro & doxy for 30 days. All std neg. Could std cause prostate infection but neg tst?

I have prostatitis no one wants to culture just give meds. Take azitro & doxy for 30 days. All std neg. Could std cause prostate infection but neg tst?

Itis =Inflammation: If bacterial overgrowth Bactrim or cipro (ciprofloxacin) are effective treatments. Most likey your own bacteria are out of normal check and something has overgrown. Doesn't have to be a std causing it . Some times certain bacteria don't respond to certain antibiotics...don't be concerned if you have to try something different ...Read more

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What could cause pain below the belly button when urinating? Already been treated for UTI and prostate infection.

What could cause pain below the belly button when urinating? Already been treated for UTI and prostate infection.

Here are some ...: To delve into the cause for your symptoms, doc needs to analyze the specific timing, degree, duration, & progress of the pain below belly button as well as voiding pattern. conduct physicals, and testing urine (UA, residual urine) so to deduce if the pain is related with bladder or somewhere outside it. So, work with Doc hoping to reveal its cause & Rx/care. Besides, never ignore healthy lifestyle ...Read more

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I've had prostate problems before,burning urination,soreness can a prostate infection cause your sperm to be a deep yellow color?

I've had prostate problems before,burning urination,soreness can a prostate infection cause your sperm to be a deep yellow color?

Uncertain cause: The color of the semen can vary. It can be yellowish or milky. It is uncertain what gives a constant color . However in the face of inflammation of prostate which will cause bleeding and red blood in the semen, with time the blood can appear brown and then turn yellow. But it clears up in time.Same events can happen after biopsy of prostate. You can certainly have semen analysis and or culture . ...Read more

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Can you get a postpartum infection from anal sex?

Can you get a postpartum infection from anal sex?

That is not : Advisable, as that can cause tears, or fissures in the rectum esp. Post partum, and can make any hemmroids that you may have worse, and can give your partner a bad infection if he was not wearing a condom, if you have anal sex and then have vaginal intercourse right after that without cleaning the penis in between you could get a very bad infection. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a 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