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masturbation related....plz rectify

Jan 16, 2013


I am male 25,masturbating daily once at night before sleep, It would be great if you can elobarate positives and negetive impacts caused by this process on my sex hygine & health related matters

Response from Dr. Hightow-Weidman

Hello there- Masturbation is a perfectly healthy, normal and VERY common activity. Masturbation is only considered a problem when it inhibits sexual activity with a partner, is done in public, or causes significant distress to the person. It may cause distress if it is done compulsively and/or interferes with your daily life and activities. It certainly doesn't sound as if this is the case currently. Also, if done too vigorously it can cause penile abrasions or discomfort. Take care, LHW

Semen in eye
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