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Can poor hygiene cause prostatitis, epididymitis, or other infections?

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Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Poor hygiene

Not causative of prostatitis.
Maybe skin infections.

In brief: Poor hygiene

Not causative of prostatitis.
Maybe skin infections.
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Dr. James Kuan
Urology

In brief: Not likely

Not likely related to prostatitis or epididymitis.
Can't really comment on 'other infections', other than to say that skin infections like infected hair follicles, sweat glands or infected sebaceous cysts can be associated. Fungal infections can thrive even if hygiene is great (socks before undies may help). Goes to be said, that good hygiene is rarely a bad thing.

In brief: Not likely

Not likely related to prostatitis or epididymitis.
Can't really comment on 'other infections', other than to say that skin infections like infected hair follicles, sweat glands or infected sebaceous cysts can be associated. Fungal infections can thrive even if hygiene is great (socks before undies may help). Goes to be said, that good hygiene is rarely a bad thing.
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