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does masturbating cause acne in your face?

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Dr. Kalish Kedia
52 years experience Urology
No it does not : Masturbation does not cause acne.
Answered on May 2, 2015
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: It may be the other way around. A relative increase in your testosterone level may cause acne outbreaks to worsen while increasing your libido and urge to masturbate. However that is only a postulate and not proven.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It would be difficult to find a control group. Perspiring may make it more visible after you enjoy your body, but it's not the cause. It's actually moot since all acne is manageable nowadays with scientific Rx. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks get with your physician who can add something that will.
Answered on Oct 31, 2014
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Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just hairy palms (I'm joking-not true)
Sep 25, 2014

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Genetics: Your acne and hair changes are not related to any sex activity. A dermatologist can help you.
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