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Sex after prostatitis

Hi. In July 2014, I was diagnosed with prostatitis and have been on FloMax since then. I haven't had any pain or complications from prostatitis since then. I need advice if decide to have anal sex with a partner(of course, using a condom), will it cause any problems or negatively harm my prostate? In other words, is it ok to have anal sex considering my current condition. Thanks.
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replied September 21st, 2014
Thank you for asking

There is no connection between the prostate and anal canal except that the front wall of the anal canal is coincided with prostate and any penetration might manipulate prostate and may revoke any symptoms or exacerbate it.

Apart from it anal sex itself has many adverse effects and pros do not outweigh cons of it. Stay safe and protected.

Take care

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