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Doctor insights on: Masturbation Cause Cancer Female Reproductive Organs

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Is there any research showing that laptops cause harm/cancer to male or female reproductive organs?

Is there any research showing that laptops cause harm/cancer to male or female reproductive organs?

Yes, indirectly.: The male testes are situated outside the body cavity because they are designed to optimally function a few degrees below normal body temperature. Sources of heat like warm laptops and electric blankets if used excessively can decrease male fertility. There is inconclusive data on whether electromagnetic fields from laptops and cell phones causes direct damage to these organs. ...Read more

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Can masturbating by repetitively squeezing penis between legs cause damage to reproductive organs/ability?

Can masturbating by repetitively squeezing penis between legs cause damage to reproductive organs/ability?

Nope!: Though it's not the usual method. That's why the slang for it is called a "hand job" not a "leg job". If you do it the old fashioned way it is probably more enjoyable. I'm trying to picture you doing it between your legs. Did you suffer a terrible injury where you have lost your arms or hands? As they say, "chacon a son gout". ...Read more

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Have a pap smear once a year to test for cancer. What other tests should I be having done to know if my reproductive organs are healthy?

Have a pap smear once a year to test for cancer. What other tests should I be having done to know if my reproductive organs are healthy?

Routine lab: Tsh, cbc, cmp, vit d. Other tests, labs depending in your health, symptoms (vaginal bleeding, nipple discharge, unsual headaches etc...), your age (ie, menopausal, or near menopausal), if trying to get pregnant but cannot. Lots of scenarios. Talk to your doctor for advice, that what we do. ...Read more

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Can something from the female reproductive organs cause hematuria?

Can something from the female reproductive organs cause hematuria?

Hematuria: Blood from uterus during menses can appear in urine -- but this is not true hematuria. Hematuria has a source: bladder, ureter, kidney; female organs can erode into bladder if the organ is inflamed or neoplastic; otherwise, there is no connection ...Read more

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Is coolsculpting on love handles safe? Will it effect reproductive organs n cause infertility in future? Age 23 female.

Is coolsculpting on love handles safe? Will it effect reproductive organs n cause infertility in future? Age 23 female.

Cool Sculpting: Consider doing a one on on HEALTHTAP virtual visit with one of the plastic surgeons. They can walk you through the details of Coolsculpting including the risks and benefits. It will not affect future fertility or your reproductive organs ...Read more

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Does masturbation during TB treatment can cause TB to spread in female genital organs or does TB cause infertility if masturbate during treatment?

Does masturbation during TB treatment can cause TB to spread in female genital organs or does TB cause infertility if masturbate during treatment?

No: Masturbation will have no effect on TB. It will not cause it to spread. TB can spread from the lungs to the fallopian tubes through the blood stream. If there is TB in the tubes, it could cause infertility. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal bleeding besides cancer of the reproductive organs and std's?

What can cause vaginal bleeding besides cancer of the reproductive organs and std's?

Vaginal bleeding: Aside menstrual cycle and what you mentioned, hormonal imbalance, uterine polyps, fibroids (benign growth) just few to mention can cause vaginal bleeding ...Read more

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How can you cleanse your female reproductive organs?

How can you cleanse your female reproductive organs?

Don't: I would not suggest this...It can disrupt the normal bacteria and pH (acidity). This can lead to bacterial and yeast problems. ...Read more

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Can chemotherapy affect female reproductive organs negatively?

Can chemotherapy affect female reproductive organs negatively?

Chemo and ovaries: Yes, some chemotherapies can cause failure of the ovaries at an early age. ...Read more

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Hi. My aunt was operated and her female internal reproductive organs were removed. But after operation she has bleeding during urine. What to do?

Hi. My aunt was operated and her female internal reproductive organs were removed. But after operation she has bleeding during urine. What to do?

Emergency room: She needs to be evaluated by a medical doctor asap. It sounds as if there could have been injury to her bladder during surgery and this could cause severe infections, structural problems with bladder. Immediate medical attention is necessary. ...Read more

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What can cause tearing pain in the left side of a 72 yo woman, she has no reproductive organs. This has been going on for 8mnrhs we been to doctors?

What can cause tearing pain in the left side of a 72 yo woman, she has no reproductive organs. This has been going on for 8mnrhs we been to doctors?

Left sided pain: Post surgery can be adhesions- fibrous scar which cause organs/tissues to stick together instead of gliding over Unless adhesions cause obstruction they are usually only diagnosed by surgery -laparoscopy where they can take them apart. R/o kidney stone, or bowel ischemia, or spasms or avascular necrosis of hip (pain w/ gait). Diverticulitis would cause fever. f/u/with doc/surgeon ...Read more

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Is it truly safe to use boric acid suppositories for recurrent bv/yeast? Could they cause damage to the body or reproductive organs?

Is it truly safe to use boric acid suppositories for recurrent bv/yeast? Could they cause damage to the body or reproductive organs?

Safe, helps prevent: Recent research has shown vaginal boric acid capsues to usually be effective in preventing recurrent BV or yeast. However, it is not recommended (or likely to be effective) in treating an active infection. It is considered harmless. ...Read more

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Can heavy masturbation cause prostate cancer?

Can heavy masturbation cause prostate cancer?

No: Things that actually cause cancer are those that mutate genes or make cells divide. This isn't happening when you entertain yourself. People have even looked at frequency of ejaculation and prostate cancer; there's no effect one way or the other. ...Read more

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New girlfriend says masturbation can cause prostate cancer. Is this true?

New girlfriend says masturbation can cause prostate cancer. Is this true?

No link demonstrated: Much concern over a small, case-controlled study reported in january 2009 issue of bju international which reported increased rate of prostate cancer for men in 20's and 30's who masturbated 2-7x/week (and a lower rate for men in their 50's who masturbated often). There are many reasons not to believe the reported conclusions, and it has not been confirmed in other studies. ...Read more

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Studies suggest reduced risk of prostate cancer with frequent ejaculations. So that means not masturbating causes prostate cancer? I don't buy it!

Studies suggest reduced risk of prostate cancer with frequent ejaculations. So that means not masturbating causes prostate cancer? I don't buy it!

See below: Masturbation, or not, will not affect your risk of prostate cancer or any other illness.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How accurate is it that over masturbating can cause prostate cancer?

How accurate is it that over masturbating can cause prostate cancer?

Not true: Frankly, just a lie to frighten young people. The claim makes no sense biologically, and actual studies show no effect of frequency of ejaculation. ...Read more

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Can a lot of masturbation cause any type of prostate disease or cancer?

Can a lot of masturbation cause any type of prostate disease or cancer?

No: In fact some studies suggest that sexually active men may reduce their risk of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause penis cancer?

Can masturbation cause penis cancer?

No: Cancer of the penis is caused by a few strains of hpv, it's fairly common in some communities especially among uncircumcised men; the precursor lesions stay visible for at least months and can be removed for cure. Enjoying your body like essentially all men do won't promote it, and you should ignore health advice from anyone who tried to frighten you with this tall tale. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more