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Is traumatic mastabatory syndrome real? can prone masturbaton really hurt me. can it be cured. i'm a 15 year old male.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: This is the invention of a single independent thinker with a small sample, and has found no acceptance in the mainstream medical community. Life is hard enough without people making you frightened about growing up. Most men consider this practice a good thing, learning about your mind & body in preparation for marriage & adult life. Ask a wise adult, your doctor, or maybe even dad.

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