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does masturbation done in teenage effect the adult height?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: This is a particularly cruel piece of disinformation used to frighten teenagers. I'm sorry that there are people in the world who will try to manipulate you in this way. Talk with your personal physician about your changing body -- or maybe even your same-sex parent.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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