Prostate cancer is a reality of today’s times. It has taken the form of a serious disease in all the countries of the world including India. It is the second most serious cancer in men in America. There every eighth man is suffering from this disease. The situation in India is also very worrying. In 2020, there were more than 34500 cases of prostate cancer in the country. Not only this, in the last year i.e. 2022, the possibility of death of more than 16 thousand people due to this cancer is being told. In such a situation, there is a need to make the young generation aware about this.
Masturbation, physical relationship and prostate cancer
Masturbation means masturbation is a natural process. All young people do this. But, the problem is that it is not talked about in the society. It has been termed as a wrongdoing. Because of this perception, a negative image is created among the youth. Because of this negative image, they often become victims of misinformation. prostate cancer and masterbation There is a similar belief regarding All kinds of studies have also been allegedly done in this regard in the world. In the year 2004, about one on 29 thousand men Study done. In this, there was talk about his ejaculation frequency.
Meaning of ejaculation frequency
Ejaculation frequency means how many times a man releases his sperm in a certain time period like a week or a month. Men release sperm in two ways – one is masturbation and the other is physical relation. In this study, it was claimed that men who ejaculate more frequently have a lower risk of prostate cancer. More frequency By means placed at least 21 times in a month. That is, twice every three days. Some scientific studies also support this claim, but medical science does not say anything concretely about it.
This study is on the website of the US government
In 2016, this study was taken forward. It was also claimed that male more frequency If I ejaculate, the risk of prostate cancer is reduced in them. US government website regarding this ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc The report has been published. By the way, it has become clear from this research that prostate cancer does not occur due to masturbation or making more physical relations. Quoting some such reports, various other claims are made at many places. It has also been said in some that the risk of prostate cancer increases in men who have more physical relation or masturbation in the age. But, till now medical science does not say anything concretely on this.
Dr. Kesarwani’s advice
Max Super Specialty Hospital, Padparganj, Delhi Dr. Pawan Kesarwani, Senior Director of Urology, Urooncology and Robotics Do not agree with this at all. Dr. Kesarwani holds MBBS, MS, MCh degrees from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi (AIIMS). They say that the frequency of your physical relation or the frequency of masturbation has nothing to do with prostate cancer. He says that normally such complaints start coming at the age of 50 years. In men, after the age of 40, the prostate gland starts increasing.
awareness is very important
Awareness is most important to prevent this disease. He suggests that those whose parents have a history of cancer should be careful. If father has prostate cancer and mother has breast cancer, then that person must get the DRE test done. DRE test stands for Digital Rectum Examination. This is a procedure. In this, the lower rectum and other internal organs are examined in men. This should be done by a specialist doctor or urologist only. Apart from this, he advises men above the age of 40 that they should get the PSA test done once a year. If the PSA level is more than 4, then the possibility of turning it into prostate cancer becomes very high. Apart from this there are MRI and many other tests.
need to be alert
Dr. Kesarwani says that instead of talking about its reasons, attention should be paid to keeping alert. If there is any problem in urination, contact the doctor immediately. Take the opinion of urologist and not get knowledge from google. Talk about private organ in men. Do not hesitate to consult the doctor.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 02, 2023, 21:18 IST