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daily masturbation reduces the sperm?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Slightly: The testicles are constantly producing new sperm. Ejaculation daily would be expected to slightly decrease a sperm count, but that does not mean that fertility would be affected.

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