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Is it normal to masturbate three times a week

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Probably fine: I'm going to assume that you do not have an obsession with some aspect of sexuality that's interfering with your growing up to be a happy person, and ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 15 years experience
Average unimportant: In and of itself, masturbation is a benign and healthy activity. Frequencies vary widely, from "never" to "often"; masturbation is only problematic if... Read More
Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 23 years experience
Personal preference: Masturbation frequency varies from person to person and age and stage in life. As long as it isn't interfering with your work life, personal life, or ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Not sure what your job is. But masterbating should not affect it at all
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: As long as your sessions are not done at work I see no reason they would affect your job or ability to do it.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Weak bowel muscle?: Masturbation of the penis alone does not usually affect bowel function, so you can rest easy about that. If your masturbation involves inserting thin... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Masturbation: Nothing. There are no negative health consequences to thus common sexual activity.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: There are a couple of issues here. First is the masturbating interfering with the rest of your life? If you don't live your life because of it, then ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 14 years experience
Safe : It's safe, time consuming but safe. No future consequences that are health related. Hope that eases your concern.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
It could: Masturbating 2-3 times a day for some men could affect their performance with other sexual encounters or rendern them less interested due to satisfyin... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Sure: Enjoy it while you can. Your "refractory period" is short, hopefully it'll stay with you.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Work on this: This is relatively common for women. If this is a huge issue for you and/or for your partner, perhaps the two of you can explore other ways to bring e... Read More

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