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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 this question. I've always heard that masturbation is not unhealthy. Your body pretty much tells you when you've had enough anyway....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If frequent (or even excessive, if there is such a thing) "burping the nephew" caused hearing and vision problems, I can assure you I would have been both deaf and blind by age 15 (as would most healthy adolescent males). I'm not... 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 happen?To Add To My Last QuestionIm worried its shrunk and my dad said i might get elephantitus? im only 12 will masturbation shrink the penis or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your dad said what???? That masturbation would cause elephantiasis??? Hmmm . . . you're worried your penis is shrinking and your dad is worried your dick is going to be the size of Jumbo the Elephant? Your family seems to have size issues... Read more »

Can you give yourself HIV (MASTURBATION 2008) (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD BY MASTURBATION, 2008)

Hi, Can you give yourself HIV by masterbating, like if a little bit of you sperm or seaman or something mange to get up your arse.thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If a "seaman" manages to get up your arse and he's not wearing a condom, there would be an HIV risk. However, if you get your own "semen" up your butt, there is no HIV risk. The "can you give yourself HIV by... Read more »
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How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you actually DO have ARS symptoms, how long after those symptoms would one test positive on an antibody test?

And before any of the regulars jump in with the "you cannot judge by symptoms, if you feel you are at risk, get tested"........I think... Read more »

Risk of STD's including HIV from mutual masturbation and frottage?!

Posted by JoeD93, 1 Reply
About a week ago, I met a guy from online for a one night thing. Before this encounter, I gave a hand job to a guy a few days before and he ejaculated on my hand (not worried about that), but before that the last time I did anything sexual was in... Read more »

boyfriend just tested positive for hiv

Posted by lion355, 1 Reply
I am a woman and my boyfriend just tested positive for HIV. Ours is a long distance relationship, so the sex was irregular. We had unprotected sex during the course of one year. I was negative in the beginning of our relationship and he was... Read more »