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Does eating meat prevent prostate enlargement?

Does eating meat prevent prostate enlargement?

No: Eating meat has never been associated with prevention of prostate swelling. Prostate enlargement is caused by hormones and naturally occurs as men age. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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Does masturbation help prevent prostate enlargement?

Does masturbation help prevent prostate enlargement?

Maybe: Prolonged abstinence from orgasm may cause some men to have some prostatic congestion and enlargement. The prostate enlarges due to the hormone testosterone. With "stasis" infection may occur. When men develop prostatitis, it is sometimes recommended an increase the number of ejaculations and even receive prostate massage. Sexual stimulation without ejaculation causes engorgement of prostate. ...Read more

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Can masturbation prevent prostate enlargement?

Can masturbation prevent prostate enlargement?

Little science here: It would be difficult to find a control group. As recently as the mid-20th century, 'pop' / 'cult' claims that 'solitary vice' did terrible spiritual damage resulted in men trying very hard -- usually unsuccessfully -- to avoid the practice. Anecdotally, accelerated prostate hyperplasia seemed to result. Within reasonable limits, correlation between frequency ; BPH risk seems negligible. ...Read more

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Is there anything a young man can do to prevent having an enlarged prostate in the future?

Is there anything a young man can do to prevent having an enlarged prostate in the future?

Not much: The prostate gland will continue to grow throughout a man's lifetime. There are medication which can slow that growth rate, but are indicated for use in the presence of significant benign prostatic enlargement and lower urinary tract symptoms. ...Read more

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What are options for prostate enlargement? The prostate is enlarged 3 times its size? What can you do for this?

Enlrged : Enlrged prostate without any urinary symptom and normal psa does not require any treament. If you have frequency of urine, slow strea, difficulty starting urinary stream or hesitancy and buning and feel you are not emptying bladder or have to rush to urinate and have difficulty controlling, you need to see your primary care physician who will refer you to a urologist for further investigation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 64 ailing from prostate enlargement.?

What to do if I'm 64 ailing from prostate enlargement.?

Prostate enlarged: You should be evaluated by a urologist with a prostate exam. The usual treatment for enlargement is medication. Relaxers and shrinkers. Relaxers are Alpha blockers which relax the smooth muscle in the prostate. Shrinkers are 5 Alpha reductase inhibitors. These prevent conversion of testosterone to a more potent form in the prostate. ...Read more

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Is prostate enlargement painful?

Is prostate enlargement painful?

Usually not: You refer to urine flow which becomes more difficult in men as the prostate enlarges with age. It pushes on the urine outflow tract cause the symptoms of urgency, night frequency, slow and low flow and incomplete emptying of the bladder.It is uncomfortable, but no actual pain. Evaluation by your urologist to rule out cancer is needed. Meds to increase flow are available which can help. ...Read more

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Prostate enlargement symptoms?

Urinary frequency: At 19 BPH is impossible but, more likely to be prostatitis which includes symptoms of urinaru frequency, nocturia, incomplete emptying.P. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Michaels
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Enlarged Prostate (Definition)

Besides increased size. Voiding ...Read more