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A 18-year-old female asked:

i've been masturbating for a year now. before my clitourous was very sensitive to the touch now i feel nothing. nerve damage? what do i do?

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Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
No: It is unlikely nerve damage. However, the nerves may not be as sensitive as it was in the beginning if you are doing repeated masturbation the same way. Try using a different technique such as different touch(light, firm) and directions(of touch) . Using a lubricant if you are not currently using one.

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Last updated May 24, 2017

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