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Do chronic bladder infections cause my prostate gland to get bigger?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Bladder infections per se do not cause prostate enlargement.
Prostates tend to enlarge slowly with advancing age. Rapid prostate enlargement can be caused by prostatitis (actual infection of the prostate gland). Chronic bladder infections can lead to to prostatitis which in turn indirectly can cause prostate enlargement.

In brief: No

Bladder infections per se do not cause prostate enlargement.
Prostates tend to enlarge slowly with advancing age. Rapid prostate enlargement can be caused by prostatitis (actual infection of the prostate gland). Chronic bladder infections can lead to to prostatitis which in turn indirectly can cause prostate enlargement.
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Dr. James Krick
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Bladder infections have literally nothing to do with prostate size.

In brief: No

Bladder infections have literally nothing to do with prostate size.
Dr. James Krick
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