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Could having anal sex cause a prostate infection?

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In brief: Yes

Having anal sex, especially if prolonged or frequently, can increase the chances of prostatitis or prostate irritability.
This can cause a bacterial or nonbacterial infection of the prostate. This can occur from multiple pathways such as trauma to the prostate, retention of urine, or inflammation.

In brief: Yes

Having anal sex, especially if prolonged or frequently, can increase the chances of prostatitis or prostate irritability.
This can cause a bacterial or nonbacterial infection of the prostate. This can occur from multiple pathways such as trauma to the prostate, retention of urine, or inflammation.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. Michael Moffa
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

That would be just about impossible.
However high risk sexual practices can expose you to other infectious agents

In brief: No

That would be just about impossible.
However high risk sexual practices can expose you to other infectious agents
Dr. Michael Moffa
Dr. Michael Moffa
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