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Can masterbating cause brain damage

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No. Just plain no.: One of the cults is making this claim to frighten young people. These people aren't your friends. Enjoying yourself becomes excessive when, and only w... Read More

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Dr. Matthew Holtkamp
Specializes in Neurology
No: I think I just answered this question but the short answer is no. I hope the recovery is going well.
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Dr. Matthew Holtkamp
Specializes in Neurology
Not likely : Hi, no masterbating will not cause brain damage after a concussion...unless you are doing it in away that can cause another concussion? As for non co... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Stress and recovery: The problem with closed head injury (concussion) has to do with the poor potential for repair in nerve cells if the injury is repetative.Think of Moha... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Get seen.: First, make sure that nothing physical is going on, like a hormonal imbalance. If an exam and appropriate testing by your doc is all normal, then the... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Brain injury: It is not the coma that causes brain damage, it is the cause of the coma that results in the brain injury.
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Yes: A patient with acute leukemia and a very high white cell count can develop leucostasis with diminished blood flow to organs including brain. Also, pa... Read More
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Dr. David Bergman
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 37 years experience
Eclampsia: This is unusual, but can happen. Eclampsia is preeclampsia with seizures. It is unusual for these seizures to cause brain damage, but not impossible. ... Read More
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology 39 years experience
Yes: How did you measure the hypoperfusion, just low blood pressure, anemia, low heart rate, or you measured the cerebral blood flow.
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Dr. Christopher John
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
By a variety of ways: Tumors cause brain damage by; -destroying normal tissue, -reducing blood flow to other areas, -compressing normal brain due to pressure -bleedin... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Not alone: The new diesel 2 is very clean. It is not toxic. Old diesel fumes could be irritating, but not dangerous. The major risk is too much fumes with car... Read More

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