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A 21-year-old male asked:

does masterbating lose fairnes and glow?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Some handy facts...: No. Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It is not harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause acne or hair loss, make you weak, lower testosterone, lower fertility, change your weight, damage vision, nor make you "lose fairness and glow".

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Last updated Dec 14, 2013

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