A 27-year-old female asked:
is it ok for a woman to masturbate, and is it healthy?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Shariq Refai answered
12 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes it is ok for a woman to masturbate. Usually it is considered even healthy.
Answered on Apr 3, 2016
Dr. Pamela Pappas answered
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, healthy: Yes, it's fine for a woman to masturbate. Some cultures may feel differently, but in your own privacy you have choice. It can be a way to learn about your body and appreciate its responses. Be well.
Answered on Feb 12, 2016
Dr. Jeff Livingston answered
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Unless masturbation interferes with your ability to live your life and function successfully in the world, then feel free to continue. Masturbation is a normal part of life for most people.
Answered on May 13, 2015
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