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Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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Can epididymitis lead to and enlarged prostate or prostatitis?

No: Epididymitis is and infection and /or inflammation of the epididymis which is a structure on the testicle. Diseases of this structure will not lead to an enlarged prostate and very unlikely to lead to prostatitis. ...Read more

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Could chronic nonbacterial prostatitis affects fertility?

Could chronic nonbacterial prostatitis affects fertility?

Inflamed , infertile: Male infertility is multifactorial but not impossible for any form of inflammation to cause damage and lead to infertility. Causes of inflammation that might not be bacterial include virus, autoimmune, chemical exposure , trauma , etc. See a urologist and treating potential causes may help fertility. ...Read more

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Can bacterial prostatitis cause difficulty urinating? Is bacterial prostatitis treatable?

Can bacterial prostatitis cause difficulty urinating? Is bacterial prostatitis treatable?

Yes and yes: Painful and difficult to initiate urination can occur with prostatitis. It is treatable and potentially curable depending upon the causative agent and the skills of your urologist. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more

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Can chronic masturbation lead into infertility?

Can chronic masturbation lead into infertility?

No: Masturbation in and of itself does not cause infertility. It can lead to issues mentally when trying to be intimate with someone, but it will not effect sperm count over the long haul or change ovulation patterns. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause prostate infection?

Can masturbation cause prostate infection?

No: Masturbation cannot cause infection of the prostate or anything else. It is a normal, healthy behavior. ...Read more

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Can excessive masturbation lead to testicular infection?

Can excessive masturbation lead to testicular infection?

Masturbation: is not a cause of infection (unless one engages in dangerous masturbatory practices). ...Read more

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Can chronic prostatits come from urethritis?

Chronic prostatitis: The same bacteria that cause urethritis can cause prostatitis. It's two different processes, but the causes are similar. ...Read more

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Can excessive masturbation(10x) cause prostatitis ?

Can excessive masturbation(10x) cause prostatitis ?

What is excessive?: Ten times a day? This will vary from individual to individual and depend upon the manner in which you are doing this. Doubt this is likely to produce prostatic infection. ...Read more

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Help can chronic nonbacterial prostatitis affect fertility?

Help can chronic nonbacterial prostatitis affect fertility?

Here are some...: Male factors contribute directly to 30% & in part to another 20% of infertility with some 50% from female factors. Chronic non-bacterial prostatitis should not affect inherent sperm count and motility, and hence would not affect fertility. ...Read more

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Can excessive masturbation cause epididymitis?

Can excessive masturbation cause epididymitis?

No: If you're rough-and-tumble with yourself and you don't have good support of your testes and their attachments, you may end up getting sore. By contrast, real epididymitis is an infection. ...Read more

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Does dehydration lead to bladder infections and prostatitis?

Does dehydration lead to bladder infections and prostatitis?

Possibly: It definitely can lead to bladder infections. If urine stays in the bladder for too long, bacteria can start to grow. It is better to keep urine flowing through the system to keep bacteria levels down. Most people should urinate at least 4 times per day. If your urine is dark yellow, or brown, that is not good. ...Read more

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Can prostatitis cause infertility in males?

Can prostatitis cause infertility in males?

Prostatitis: Whiles acute prostatitis may cause white blood cells to appear in the semen analysis, it rarely is a significant contributor to male infertility. ...Read more

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Can chronic non-bacterial prostatitis be cured?

Can chronic non-bacterial prostatitis be cured?

Here are some ...: This diagnosis is a potpourri of various still unknown prostate-related disorders. Thus far, some mystery surrounding it is still in the cloud, its reasonable care options are available ranging from taking alpha-blocker, pelvic floor muscle exercise, possible drug use for pelvis nerve (pudental) neuropathy or even nerve block, etc. In short, it's manageable but not necessarily curable. More? Ask. ...Read more

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Could prostatitis cause sexual dysfunction?

Could prostatitis cause sexual dysfunction?

Potential pain and: Distraction can interfere w/sexual response. Please see a urologist for treatment for both your prostatitis and ed. Peace and good health. ...Read more