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I've heard many times over my life that regular masterbation can potentially decrease the chances of developing prostate cancer. I don't know if this is true, yet I have a family history of prostate cancer, so even the most subtle ways to help prevent my development of prostate cancer is useful.

I am also on a modest dose of Androgel for primary hypogonadism, and with the concerns of elevated PSA, I am even more weary of the prostate cancer risk.

I am a young individual age 23, yet with my history in my family of prostate cancer, I want to be as safe as I can growing up through my adult years to try to avoid developing this serious health condition.

I regularly exercise, try to eat raw fruits and vegetables, limit dairy and meat as much as possible, and try to take good care of myself and see my endocrinology, psychiatry, and general practice doctors often to try to prevent as many issues as I can from impacting my health.


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replied January 29th, 2019
Mens Conditions Answer A64765
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It is just a myth. There is no scientific evidence for it.
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
Khan


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