The prostate, or “male G-spot,” is a small organ that can provide pleasure. It is located internally, between the base of the penis and the rectum. Stimulating the nerves attached to the prostate may be pleasurable.

This article will discuss what the prostate is, how it functions, some tips for maintaining a healthy prostate, and more.

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In males, the G-spot is the prostate, which is a walnut-sized gland. The prostate consists of three zones:

  • The peripheral zone wraps around the side and back of the prostate from the apex to the base and is the most common site in the prostate for developing prostate carcinomas. This zone makes up 70% of the prostate.
  • The central zone surrounds the ejaculatory ducts, which allow semen to pass through the penis.
  • The transitional zone consists of two small lobules that border the prostatic urethra, which is a part of the urethra that runs through the prostate. A fibromuscular band encloses these zones, forming the prostate.

The prostate or male G-spot does exist.

It forms while an embryo is developing in the womb. It starts as an embryonic urogenital sinus. This sinus later develops into the urinary and reproductive organs.

It is exactly the same in male and female embryos until the 10th or 12th week of gestation.

After this, hormones called androgens start forming the prostate in male embryos. These hormones create male prostate activity once a person enters puberty.

The prostate is inside the body, between the base of the penis and the rectum, which is the passage that leads to the anus.

It sits just beneath the bladder and surrounds the urethra.

As people get older, their prostate may increase in size.

Learn more about the function and structure of the prostate.

The prostate sits just inside the rectum.

To access it, a person can insert a clean, lubricated finger into the anus, with the finger pointing toward the navel.

The prostate is sensitive to pressure, which can generate sexual pleasure. To stimulate the prostate, a person can apply pressure to the perineum, which is the area between the scrotum and the anus.

Learn more about prostate massage.

It is unclear exactly how the prostate provides pleasure. An older review from 2017 suggests there are two ways the prostate may provide pleasure.

The first theory involves a collection of nerves attached to the prostate. These nerves — the prostatic plexus — come from the lower part of the pelvic plexus, which is near the spine.

The prostate, penis, and urethra are all attached to these nerves. An orgasm might activate these nerves, resulting in sexual pleasure in that area.

The second theory involves the brain. It may be possible that when paying more attention to the prostate, a person can gain more pleasure from it over time.

The brain can make a person become more aroused and find more pleasure in prostate stimulation if they focus on and practice stimulating the prostate.

According to the review, this process may cause the brain to expect more pleasure each time the prostate receives stimulation.

This process makes it more likely that a person will find prostate stimulation pleasurable.

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Because a surgeon removes the prostate during a radical prostatectomy (RP), a person will be unable to experience pleasure via prostate stimulation after this procedure. However, it is still possible to experience sexual pleasure overall.

An RP is a surgical procedure that involves completely removing the prostate. This is one treatment option for prostate cancer. It is a common surgical option if the cancer has not spread from the prostate.

There are two kinds of RP. During a standard RP, the surgeon will cut the nerves surrounding the prostate. In a nerve-sparing RP, the surgeon will not cut these nerves.

An older 2017 article in the World Journal of Men’s Health cites studies reporting that 33–77% of people who had an RP experienced impaired orgasmic sensation.

Impaired orgasmic sensation ranges from a decrease in orgasmic sensation to anorgasmia, which is a lack of orgasm.

Read more about climaxing after prostate removal.

Several health conditions can affect the prostate. One of these is prostate cancer.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer affects roughly 13% of males in the United States.

However, there are several ways to maintain a healthy prostate.

For example, the Prostate Cancer Foundation recommends:

  • eating a nutritious diet and exercising often
  • cutting down on red meat and dairy products
  • watching calcium intake, as excessive amounts, such as in supplements, can increase the risk of prostate cancer
  • eating more fish, especially fish high in omega-3
  • eating more vegetables and soy-based foods
  • drinking green tea
  • avoiding smoking and drinking alcohol

The male G-spot is the prostate. It is located just inside the rectum, and a person can stimulate it either internally or externally.

Although it is unclear exactly how the prostate provides pleasure, pleasure may come from the stimulation of the nerves attached to the prostate.

Another theory is that the brain reinforces a positive association between prostate stimulation and pleasure.

During a radical prostatectomy (RP), a surgeon will remove the prostate. This can have several side effects, including taking longer to orgasm and being unable to orgasm.

Because an RP removes the prostate from the body, it will no longer be possible to gain pleasure from prostate stimulation after this procedure.

There are many ways to maintain a healthy prostate, such as eating a nutritious diet, exercising regularly, and avoiding smoking and alcohol.

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