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A 18-year-old male asked:

I am now 19 and masturbated 7 times daily since 12.i only grew 2 cm since 13.did that fuse my growth plates or release hormones that stunt height?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: Sexual activity of any sort does not change your hormone levels or stunt growth. Some people stop growing earlier than others. The issue is primarily genetic with nutrition or health defects holding some back.

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