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dick912 posted:
Will prostate massage (milking) reduce the size of the prostate gland? If so, how long will it take and how often should the massage take per session?
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Sheldon Marks, MD responded:
No it wont. That is what doctor's did back in the 50's and 60's when we didn't understand about prostate anatomy and function. If you truly have an enlarged prostate then you should see a urologist to talk about some medications that can actually shrink the gland and reduce your risks for needing surgery or other intervention. Other medications called alpha blockers relax the muscles that squeeze the prostate and so men urinate better. There are even some herbal supplements that can help such as saw palmetto.


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