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Does Masturbating A Lot Have Side Effects

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IS MASTURBATIN (MASTURBATION, 2010) (MASTURBATION SIDE EFFECTS, 2010) (MASTURBATION AND STD/HIV, 2010)

dear doc.. i am a 16 year old guy who is very concerned about this situation. for the past few months i have been masturbating a lot and i have also found acne on my whole face and back. is there anything i can do tohelp this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your repeated episodes of "burping the nephew" (so to speak) have absolutely nothing to do with your acne outbreak. The proposed link between whacking off and getting zits is an old wives' tale, perhaps concocted by frustrated moms... Read more »

Masturbation Effects (MASTURBATION SIDE EFFECTS, 2011)

I have read quite a bit of information on your site but was looking for a more specific answer to... Read more »

Will Masturbation Shrink The Penis? (MASTURBATION) (MASTURBATION)

Well I have been masturbating alot recently and my penis looks like is has shrunk. Doctor can this... Read more »
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I'm I at risk from mutual masturbation then wearing a condom over his fluids

Posted by ShyGuy265, 1 Reply
Hi there
The other day I met a guy and we had mutual masturbation. I don't know his status. But after mutual masturbation we decided to try anal. So I put a condom on.
Now i am worried that his pre-cum etc which would have got onto my penis was now... Read more »

risk for girls

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a girl and i know that questions like this were answered before but not as much as others related to mutual masturbation or oral sex..maybe just because girls are more ashamded of questioning this kind of things. i have read many posts of guys... Read more »

Safer Sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im just curious. The experts say that it is unlikely to get HIV from safer sex such as mutual masturbation, and receiving oral sex, and other acts. However, most sexually active people engage in other more risky behavior. How would the experts... Read more »

HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have not ever had sex with any person. The only thing I have done is self-masturbation, but recently I had this burning sensation around my right foot. It feels like it has a fever. I'm a little worried, because I get a lot of sore, throats,... Read more »