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Is there a prostate orgasm?

Is there any scientific evidence that orgasm can be achieved by stimulating the prostate? The 2023 article "Atlas of the Experience of Receptive Anal Sex in People with a Prostate" states: ...
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Is inducing a retrograde ejaculation harmful?

By applying pressure on the perineum just before ejaculation, a man can induce retrograde ejaculation in which the semen is redirected to the bladder. This is obviously different from unintentional ...
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Do women have a prostate?

I was reading that, apparently, the female homologue of the prostate is named Skene's gland.However, I am not entirely sure and the information I found is somewhat old. I would like to know if the ...
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What are potentially carcinogenic prostatic secretions

In the answer by @Jan to the question What is "stagnation in the prostate"? it is pointed out via Rider, et al. (2016) what is sometimes referred to as the prostate stagnation hypothesis. ...
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Need some clarification on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

My dad was diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and recently underwent a CT scan. In the CT scan report, it is referred as "pedicle metastasis d9". What does this mean?
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Can chronic prostatitis be a risk factor of prostate cancer for patients?

I have learned from the internet that chronic prostatitis can last for a long time without cure, can this disease arise prostate cancer to patients?
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Is there any cure for congestive prostatitis?

The "Congestive Prostatitis" is described as a condition in which there is excessive fluid accumulated in the prostate gland. Is there any cure apart from ejaculation? Can the condition be improved/...
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What is "stagnation in the prostate"?

What does "stagnation in the prostate" as described as a clinical symptom in serious evidence-based medicine mean? Or is this just a "pop-culture and mass-media" buzzword?
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Does alcohol worsen the symptoms of benign prostate enlargement?

Googling suggests that men suffering from benign prostate enlargement are advised not to drink alcohol or caffeine containing beverages, but I have also found research articles suggesting that alcohol ...
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Numerical information about variables in prostate cancer data

This question seems to be weird at first glance but I think this is the appropriate place to ask. I'm studying Prostate data by Stamey et. al., (1989), data to examine the correlation between the ...