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A 16-year-old male asked:

Can too much masturbation lead to erectile dysfunction?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Masturbation: There is no negative health consequences to this normal and common activity that all men and boys participate in.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

Can too much masturbation cause erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No, but...: If a teen becomes accustomed to a very firm grip, it may be more difficult to respond to the more subtle experiences later with a partner. Understanding and practice should overcome this with time.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Will too much masturbation cause erectile dysfunction or other complications?

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Dr. Brian Golden
Urology 22 years experience
No, not at all: There is a wide range of normal libido, or sexual interest. As long as sexual activity does not interfere with other important aspects of your life, then how often you masturbate or have sex is up to you, and is not linked to health risks.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

What can lead to, or is associated with Erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
The following cause or are associated with Erectile dysfunction:: Anatomic penile abnormalities, Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Hemochromatosis, Hypogonadism, Hypopituitarism, Low blood pressure on standing, Nonfunctional pituitary adenoma, Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, Peripheral vascular disease, Pituitary tumor, Sleep apnea, Steroid use, Diabetic nerve problems, Lambert Eaton myasthenic syndrome, High cholesterol, High blood pressure, Familial hypercholesterolemia, Low testosterone, Dysautonomia, Hyperlipidemia.
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Last updated May 13, 2014

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