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Saw dr. Have prostatitis. Going to take antibiotics and flomax (tamsulosin). Since diagnosed have questions. I jog 4-5 days a week-should i stop? How frequent should I masturbate? Could it effect success of ivf?

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Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Prostatitis

You can do all of the above. Wait to do ivf until you dr clears you.

In brief: Prostatitis

You can do all of the above. Wait to do ivf until you dr clears you.
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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine

In brief: No, few days, yes

Don't stop exercising unless it increases discomfort from prostatitis.
If attempting IVF, should not masturbate more than every 3-5 days, as may degrade quantity/quality of sperm, which could alter IVF success.

In brief: No, few days, yes

Don't stop exercising unless it increases discomfort from prostatitis.
If attempting IVF, should not masturbate more than every 3-5 days, as may degrade quantity/quality of sperm, which could alter IVF success.
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