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is 16 too early to start masturbating? is it better/healthier to wait longer?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Masturbation age: One does not gain anything by waiting to be older to masturbate.
Answered on Jul 26, 2014

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Hello. : Hello. No. It isn't bad for your health. However you want to avoid masturbating to the point that your genital skin becomes red or raw.
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