Patient :Hello. I had prostate issues for the past five years. I didn't have sex and I didn't madturbate which caused me to have really painful wet dreams. The painful wet dreams weren't painful due an infection or something but rather due anatomy. The first and only wet dream that I had while pre teen was painful as well, but it didn't happen again since I was sexually active and my normal ejaculation never was painful. During the period of my sexual abstinence and do the painful wet dreams I developed calculi in my prostate and obviously chronic prostatitis. When I started masturbting again the simptoms started to reduce to a point that I didn't have any. The past five months I changed diet and I stopped eating any red meat or processed meat but I adopted a very healthy diet with lots of fresh fruits, veggies, lagumes, whole grains, berries, extra virgin olive oil and etcetera. Also during this period I started working out and I was in a lot of stress and anger. I developed suvier prostatitis and was on antibiotics, antiinflammatory and Alfa blockers pills. The therapy didn't eliminate the problem. The doctor was unable to determine why the therapy fail because according to him all prostatitis cases are caused by bacteria. He recommened me to give semen for analysis and cultrivation for gannorrhia, clamidia and excetra. The analysis came clean. I didn't go back to the doctor since I question his ability to treat my prostatitis. I started taking zinc/ copper supplement and eating red meat and pumpkin seeds. I saw a great improvement. But these days I'm afraid that the prostatitis will return as it was. I have a little problem urinating but I used the leftover alfa blockers that I have. I will visit a different doctor but I would like your opinion on my case. My painful wet dreams didn't have anything to do with my prostatitis? Can zinc deficiency cause prostate inflammation? How much zinc do I need?I eat 100 grams of pumpkin seeds and take a 15mg zinc/ copper supplement and try to eat red meat at least three times a week. How long does it takes to overcome zinc deficiency, if I have it?
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