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foods to avoid if you have prostatitis?

foods to avoid if you have prostatitis?

Spicy Foods - The oils in the peppers concentrate in the prostate and this can lead to irritation.

Alcohol - When you have prostatitis, your doctor will advise that you increase your fluid intake. Alcohol is dehydrating which is contrary to your doctor's recommendation.

Citrus Juice - The acid in the citrus juice irritates the urethra. You may find that citrus juices worsen your symptoms while citrus fruits do not. Tomato and tomato juices can make your condition worse as these too are very acidic.

Caffeine - Caffeine is a diuretic. The frequent urination that is caused by the consumption of caffeine can irritate the prostate. Caffeine can also cause dehydration.

Fried Foods - The prostate is easily affected with the amount of calories and fat that is absorbed in the fried food.

Any more foods to avoid should be shared here to help prostatitis suffers.
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replied January 5th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

Apart from those you mentioned following foods can trigger prostatitis

Wheat , gluten , red meat , egg yolk and processed food
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Dr Khalil
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