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Enlarged prostate now. Can I still have good sex?

Enlarged prostate now. Can I still have good sex?

Of course: Prostate enlargement may interfere with urinary flow and cause symptoms such as urgency and night urination, but it will not affect the psychological, hormonal and physical aspects of sexual function and ejaculation. If you are have some ed, then you might see your urologist to rule out other problems but you should be seeing him anyway for enlarged prostate. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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Is TUMT for benign enlarged prostate still being used or is now being replaced with greenlight laser vp? Sedation for the latter (was not for TUMT)?

Is TUMT for benign enlarged prostate still being used or is now being replaced with greenlight laser vp? Sedation for the latter (was not for TUMT)?

Here are some...: TUMT has not stood its time-testing for long-term effect. How to do it depends on surgeon's experience and preference, but still requiring some form of anesthesia. Greenlight PVP has been accepted by more urologist to replace the gold-standard TURP due to its much less bleeding and side effects with comparable long-term benefits of TURP. More? Ask Urologist. ...Read more

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Can too much sex cause an enlarged prostate?

Can too much sex cause an enlarged prostate?

No: Prostate size tends to be a genetically determined factor. Irritation, sensation etc may be related to sexual activity, but size itself is independent of this. ...Read more

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Is frequent ejaculation good for enlarged prostate?

Reduce risk of cance: It does not help with enlarged prostate but studies have shown that it reduces the risk of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Any good home remedy for BPH or enlarged prostate?

No: BPH is benign swelling of the prostate gland as a man ages. It is under hormonal control and will continue to enlarge over time. If urinary symptoms arise, then treatment options inlcude observtaion, medical therapy, or surgery. There are no home remedies once can take to stop or prevent the enlargement. See your urologist if symptoms persist or bothersome. ...Read more

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If I have an enlarged prostate, how often should I ejaculate or have sex?

If I have an enlarged prostate, how often should I ejaculate or have sex?

Not relevant...: It is not relevant; you may intercourse or ejaculate whenever or however you can tolerate and perform. But remember: Sex arousal - ejaculation will increase circulation through it and cause vigorous muscle contraction. Being "too" often in such may exaggerate the already existing urinary symptoms. So, let your body tell its own story and respect it, and take actions to adapt accordingly. Best wish ...Read more

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Just had tumt for enlarged prostate with catheter for 3 days. How long should I keep taking the saw palmetto? And what is the soonest to resume sex?

Just had tumt for enlarged prostate with catheter for 3 days. How long should I keep taking the saw palmetto? And what is the soonest to resume sex?

Saw palmetto : There is little to no benefit from taking saw palmetto following surgical treatment for enlargement of the prostate. Save your money. Sex can generally be resumed within 10-14 days as long as it does not cause undue pain. There likely will be blood in the semen for some time. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Michaels
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Prostate Gland Enlargement (Definition)

The prostate is located between the bladder and the penis in a male. An enlarged prostate refers to a gland that is abnormally large. This can cause an inability to urinate. An enlarged prostate is very common in older men. ...Read more


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