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Is it normal for teenage girls to masturbate

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes: This is normal and common for both teenage girls and boys.
Dr. Robert Choate
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Yes: Sexuality is a normal exploration experience.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Um, it IS...: Not sure who you are talking to or getting information from, but masturbation is a totally normal human activity for both men and women. It is simply... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
That is sexist: Both sexes enjoy masturbation and neither should be more or less acceptable.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes/either sex: Many cultures ignore or consider the topic taboo, but in fact it is considered a part of human sexuality. Considered more common in the teens, it is ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
It happens. If this is happening it suggests someone in her close circle introduced her to the process and that person may have been sexually exploite... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Masturbation: I am not sure the nature of your question: masturbation in general is a natural thing for both girls and boys. " beneficial"? It is just something mo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
No.: There is no link between the frequency of masturbation and height, either in boys of girls.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Nope: Masturbation has not been a cause of lbp unless there was trauma to the back during the actual act itself. Uti's or kidney infections are more common... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Get help asap: You might be subconsciously thinking of girls as sexual objects with nothing more to gain from them than satisfying your sexual lust. You need to see ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Some handy facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a p... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
A Verified Doctoranswered
Allergy and Immunology 12 years experience
Normal behavior: Beyond infancy, sexual behaviors increase as toddlers become more aware of their body parts, including their genitals, sensations deriving from their ... Read More