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I have ic and prostatits. soak arousal or masturbation

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I have ic and prostatits. Sexual soak arousal or masturbation without ejaculation seems to worsen my urinary urgency. Could masturbation without ejaculation worsen prostatitis?
JA: Is the condition chronic, or acute?
Customer: Had been a chronic issue for 8 years.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Was diagnosed in 2015 with ic based on glomerulations found during cystoscopy.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  medicaldoctor replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to justanswer,I'm happy to consult you today

Masterbation and sex with ejaculation is a natural process and it should not be interfered with.

Do not masterbate without ejaculation as this can harm the ejaculatory system and aggravate the prostatic problems you are already having.

I hope this helps.

Do let me know if you have any queries.

Thank you


Expert:  medicaldoctor replied 1 month ago.

If you have any confusions do let me know,I'll be happy to answer.

If done for now please do leave a positive 5 star rating by clicking on the stars on top left of this thread.You can ask any follow up questions even after rating this positively.

Thank you

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Its just that this contradicts what other urologists on this very site have said.
Expert:  medicaldoctor replied 1 month ago.

Masterbation without ejaculation or stopping ejaculation is not advised.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Any comments on this other physician's response?
Expert:  medicaldoctor replied 1 month ago.

Do you have any pre ejaculation problems?

Expert:  medicaldoctor replied 1 month ago.

Since it is making your urinary urgency worse,So you should refrain from it for some time to look if it gets better or not.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thanks. I've read that this is just one of the possible symptoms of interstitial cystitis.
Expert:  medicaldoctor replied 1 month ago.

If you have an active infection like interstitial cystitis or prostatitis,you should be taking antibiotics for it.

What tests have you had?urinalysis?ultrasound?