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does early sex masturbation stunt your height growth

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
No: Masturbation does not effect growth. Unless one were so obsessed with doing it that failure to eat affected nutrition for a long period. Hopefully t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Stress: It sounds like a combination of environmental factors as well as genetic. It's rarely if ever a matter of one over the other. I would get a consult fr ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Growth: Excessive masturbation & stress will not stunt growth. Marked nutritional deficiencies could impact growth in more extreme cases. The bigggest fa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: The practice is near-universal. Anybody who's told you that entertaining yourself will prevent you from reaching your full height is wrong. I'm sorry ... Read More
Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
No: However, the teenager should be encouraged to do something other than self-stimulate.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Because it's true: It's the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. There is nothing special about masturbation. Children grown best when they have physical a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
No effect: Masturbation (assuming you are male) has not effect on you height, growth, weight, size of penis, or any other such event.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Usually a teenaged boy is already enjoying his body in this way at the beginning of his growth spurt. I'm sorry somebody told you something this fooli ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Growth in height : You can't stop your growth and your weights will catch up to your height eventually. You should be done growing very soon if not all ready
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Believe what U wish: This question has appeared repeatedly on this site & the answer is always no. If believing it will calm you do so with my blessing. Expected final ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Ejaculation through self or partner sex has NO important effect on growth, development or nutrition. Many of these ideas are myths generated to push c ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
20 years experience Endocrinology
No problems: No health problems from ejaculating, in fact it may be helpful in preventing prostate disease. While hormone levels can increase sex drive, sex (in a ... Read More
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