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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Becky White
19 years experience Pediatrics
No: Everyone masturbates and there is not a "normal" number of times. It does not affect your hormone production or bone structure.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, it does not...: 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
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: I am not aware of any scientific data to support.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No!: Many children masturbate. It's a normal part of their development and doesn't cause puberty.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Other way round: "masturbation" occurs develomentally around 5 yo. Then usually stops within a year or two. But this is different from the masturbation that occurs as ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Masturbation will not affect your growth, not cause baldness or any other adverse effect. However if you are still growing at 21, you should see an en ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Not normally.: Masturbation and puberty do not cause testicular pain unless there is another issue such as infection, dilated veins or sperm ducts, or decreased bloo ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: So, that would mean that teen boys who have a lot of sex with their girlfriends end up with small penises and high voices? I don't think so! One's bod ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is more a reflection of puberty than a cause.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Diet & lifestyle: Masturbating should not have an effect on how tall you grow. Important considerations in helping your body & mind meet optimal potential in develo ... Read More
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