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A 23-year-old male asked about a 17-year-old member:

does masturbation lower testosterone levels, and subsequently raise estrogen levels?

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Pediatrics 50 years experience
No: No
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Masturbation: Masturbation has no effect on either testosterone or estrogen. These hormones in both males and females are controlled by a center in the brain (pituitary) which produces an ovarian or testicular response, which produces both hormones.

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