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Masturbation Prostate Gland
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
Is it okay to stop masturbating completely?! does it have any unhealthy side effects? and does the semen calcify and affect the prostate gland?
No. Just not true.: I'm sorry someone told you something that foolish. It won't give you addison's disease, and it won't make you short, fat, stupid, hairy, ugly, smooth, infertile, or an unfit husband / father. Your adrenals get you through the most intense physical and mental stress -- while enjoying your body makes it possible for you to relax, sleep, and become a functioning adult. ...Read more
I have a swollen gland next to clitoris after masturbation.its itchy and painful. What could it be? I am 23 years old.
See a doctor: Without an examination it is difficult to tell. There are many skin conditions that can effect this area too. I would recommend follow up with your doctor. In the meantime, avoid scratching. May try ice every 20 minutes on/off for irritation for 1st 24 hrs. Recommend seeing a doctor for further evaluation and testing ...Read more
I think I have phimosis. I can see my head but can't retract to my glands. I can pee and masturbate without pain. I'm really looking for a cure. Help?
Can masturbation cause fluctuations in androgen levels which stimulate the sebaceous gland to produce more oil? i tend to breakout when i masturbate.
Hormones: Just hormones and masturbating can not change your hormones. ...Read more
Says who?: Somebody is feeding you a line of pure rubbish. If this actually happened, we pathologists would see people sick or dead just from enjoying themselves. We don't. Look at these people finishing the boston marathon. If this amount of emotional and physical stress is survivable and healthy, then when you do by yourself is nothing. You're an adult. Be discerning. Best wishes. ...Read more
Here are some...: The precise reason for prostate enlargement is still unclear although some subtle sex hormonal imbalance along aging process has been speculated and blamed for its occurrence. Of note, problems to void notably with slow urine flow is not linearly proportional with the degree of prostate enlargement alone. More? Ask doc timely. Best wishes... ...Read more