A 46-year-old member asked:

I'm 18 and masturbate almost once every day! is it bad for my health or will my penis be damaged?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
You're fine: Most men your age enjoy their bodies around once a day. Anybody who tells you that this will make you short, bald, hairy, smooth, infertile, impotent, unspiritual, antisocial, or stupid is either massively ignorant or deceiving you for their own dark purposes. Don't rush, learn to time your climaxes, and vary your technique to prepare you for different possible partners. Enjoy being a man.
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