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Experience:  Board Certified Family Physician and Surgeon with 25 years of experience in traditional/CAM medicine
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Is prostate massage safe? Are there dangers to using aneros?

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Is prostate massage safe? Are there dangers to using aneros?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Singer replied 7 years ago.

Yes it is safe if there is no active infection. Infection can be low grade so you must be gentle and not do it if you have fever, chills or sweats. Aneros should be ok to use gentle. Thank you for your question. Dr. Singer

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I am taking avodart off label to slow down my hair loss. I do not have BPH. Is there any danger of taking avodart when I do not have BPH? Will it cause my prostate to shrink?
Expert:  Dr. Singer replied 7 years ago.

The reason to do prostate massage is the milk the prostate lymphatic fluids to shrink the prostate. Why did you want to know about prostate massage safety if you don't have prostatic enlargement? Dr. Singer