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Does masturbation help prevent prostate enlargement?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine

In brief: Maybe

Prolonged abstinence from orgasm may cause some men to have some prostatic congestion and enlargement.
The prostate enlarges due to the hormone testosterone. With "stasis" infection may occur. When men develop prostatitis, it is sometimes recommended an increase the number of ejaculations and even receive prostate massage. Sexual stimulation without ejaculation causes engorgement of prostate.

In brief: Maybe

Prolonged abstinence from orgasm may cause some men to have some prostatic congestion and enlargement.
The prostate enlarges due to the hormone testosterone. With "stasis" infection may occur. When men develop prostatitis, it is sometimes recommended an increase the number of ejaculations and even receive prostate massage. Sexual stimulation without ejaculation causes engorgement of prostate.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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