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i dont play sports but i workout every 5 days and i havent masturbated for a month and just recently masturbated one time and one day i dont do frequently but wen should i masturbate should it be after seven days each week or wait after week?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
It doesn't matter: Normal masturbation does not cause damage. Likewise, normal sexual intercourse does not cause damage. That means using good technique, and of course, as with all things in life, do everything in moderation. Even too much of a good thing can become a problem.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Masturbation: The sheer number of postings you have made regarding masturbation is pretty obsessive. If this issue has taken the forefront of your life - it may be excessive. Have you considered seeing a mental health counselor.

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