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Does frequent masturbation affect male fertility?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience in Urology
Probably not: Testicles make sperm at an alarmingly fast rate. It would be difficult to deplete sperm counts unless masturbation was more frequent than daily. To be safe, refrain from masturbating during partner's peak ovulatory days.
Answered on Nov 18, 2017
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