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Prostatitis symptoms 6 years. All uros. Say prost. Is fine, but i feel perin. Pain and swelling before/after ejaculation&burning urine. What are risks of performing an int. Prostate massage myself?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Spread Infection

If you do have an infection prostate massage can spread the infection.
Since you have seen a doc, you might take a natural approach and use supplements of prostate health. One formula is called prostathera but a licensed health care provider needs to order it for you. A single over the counter supplement is called saw palmetto. Peace and good health.

In brief: Spread Infection

If you do have an infection prostate massage can spread the infection.
Since you have seen a doc, you might take a natural approach and use supplements of prostate health. One formula is called prostathera but a licensed health care provider needs to order it for you. A single over the counter supplement is called saw palmetto. Peace and good health.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
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Dr. Jason Siefferman
Pain Management

In brief: Chronic prostatitis

Prostatitis is difficult to diagnose and it's not always infectious.
Culturing prostate fluid and urine is good start, but the bugs can be hard to catch. You can massage your own prostate with a gloved lubricated finger. Trim your nails first, and apply gentle forward pressure on the prostate. It's likely to be sensitive, and this may not help any more than ejaculation. Pee afterwards.

In brief: Chronic prostatitis

Prostatitis is difficult to diagnose and it's not always infectious.
Culturing prostate fluid and urine is good start, but the bugs can be hard to catch. You can massage your own prostate with a gloved lubricated finger. Trim your nails first, and apply gentle forward pressure on the prostate. It's likely to be sensitive, and this may not help any more than ejaculation. Pee afterwards.
Dr. Jason Siefferman
Dr. Jason Siefferman
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