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Could hot coffee be making my prostate hurt?

Could hot coffee be making my prostate hurt?

No: Coffee should not cause prostate infections or inflammation. If the prostate hurts, an evaluation should be performed for further evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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Drink about 1 gallon of liquid day, water, 1 coffee, 1 green tea and my last is around 7 pm, at night I have to go several times, prostate is fine. Ty?

Drink about 1 gallon of liquid day, water, 1 coffee, 1 green tea and my last is around 7 pm, at night I have to go several times, prostate is fine. Ty?

Fluid balance: When we go to bed, a hormone ADH (vasopressin) rises which decreases urine output. At the same time, blood flow to the kidneys increases which increases urine output.If you have retained excess fluid during your waking hours, your kidneys will remove it dung sleep. Excessive salt, intake, diabetes and heart & kidney problems will shift the fluid balance further in favor of increased urine output @ night. ...Read more

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In 1994 I was diagnosed with prostate, urinary tract immflammation..I still have very frequent urination, and short duraration.Coffee still agravates ?

In 1994 I was diagnosed with prostate, urinary tract immflammation..I still have very frequent urination, and short duraration.Coffee still agravates ?

Time for a check up: 18 years is a long time to put up with a symtom. Either go back to your doctor or change and get a new perspective. Coffee does the same for everyone. You are in good compnay. ...Read more

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Cheeks flush red and hot. Only had coffee and water. Headache. Eyes hurt. Took a Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) still the same.

Cheeks flush red and hot. Only had coffee and water. Headache. Eyes hurt. Took a Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) still the same.

How long ?: Have you had this problem for a long time or this just happened for this first time today? This can be from a viral infection but if present for sometime, rosacea which however is not associated with headaches or painful eyes. ...Read more

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Why do I feel hot after drinking coffee?

Warmth: It heats up the inside of your body just like drinking a cold drink can cool your body ...Read more

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Why does coffee hurt my stomach?

Why does coffee hurt my stomach?

Acidic: Coffee is acidic and in some people this causes stomach pain. Try putting some creamer in it to cut down on the acid and see if that helps. Also limiting coffee to one to two cups a day may help if you are drinking a lot of coffee. ...Read more

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Does hot coffee suppress coughing?

Does hot coffee suppress coughing?

Unlikely: While drinking coffee may have a soothing effect from the warmth. Caffeine is not known to act as a cough suppressant. If the cough is from asthma, there is some bronchodilator effect from caffeine, but the "dose" would be difficulty to determine while in line at starbucks. ...Read more

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Is cold-brewed coffee healthier than hot-brewed coffee? What is the healthiest kind of coffee? What is the healthiest roast of coffee (light, dark?)?

Does not matter: There are no studies i know of. Generally, coffee is good for you and actually prolongs life. Some very recent high quality studies have shown benefits. ...Read more

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Does coffee hurt or help the liver?

Does coffee hurt or help the liver?

There is not enough: Data to the best of my knowledge in the literature to fully comment on this one way or another. ...Read more

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Can hot coffee cause a slight fever?

Can hot coffee cause a slight fever?

Warm mouth: Oral temperatures can be affected transiently but the effect on core body temperature is minimal. ...Read more

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I spilled hot coffee down my cast. How do I clean it?

I spilled hot coffee down my cast. How do I clean it?

Skin Burn?: Hopefully you did not burn your skin from the hot liquid. I you are having any new pain related to this coffee spill please see your doctor to get the cast changed and to check for a skin burn. Otherwise if the skin is ok, no easy way to clean this. You can use a hair dryer on cool to blow air down the cast to dry it out, but the stain and smell will probably persist. ...Read more

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My fingers have been getting increasingly painful over the last 4 months, to the extent that it hurts to hold a cup of coffee or squeeze a sponge out?

My fingers have been getting increasingly painful  over the last 4 months, to the extent that it hurts to hold a cup of coffee or squeeze a sponge out?

Finger pain: Without knowing the other symptoms and your medical history it is difficult to say exactly what is causing this. If you have numbness in your fingers, you may have a nerve compression such as carpal tunnel syndrome. If it is pain/aching in your joints it could be a type of arthritis. You should start by seeing your primary doctor who may want to get xrays, emg, start a splint, or some other tests. ...Read more

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Coffee hurts my stomach. Will tea?

Coffee hurts my stomach. Will tea?

Possibly: If the caffeine in coffee causes stomach cramping, tea also has caffeine in it and may cause a similar response. Give it a try though! ...Read more

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Is drinking hot tea healthier than drinking coffee? Which one has more caffeine?

Is drinking hot tea healthier than drinking coffee? Which one has more caffeine?

Caffeine: Usally coffee contains more caffeine than tea. For best health benefits consider white, red and green tea. Take care. ...Read more

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Why does coffee (hot coffee) in the morning make me feel dehydrated during the day?

Why does coffee (hot coffee) in the morning make me feel dehydrated during the day?

Diuretic: Perhaps you should spend some time reading about addictive substances like caffeine and figure out what they do. Caffeine is a diuretic. It dehydrates you. ...Read more