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A 21-year-old male asked:

is it normal to masturbate once a day?

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
If you want: Depends on definition of normal. Seems ok to me if that's what you want.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Normal: Masturbation is a normal healthy sexual outlet. It is safe and there are no negative side effects on your body. Unless you are doing it so much that you avoid going to work, school or other activities there is no harm. This is a normal thing to do.
Dr. Paul Harper
Dr. Paul Harper commented
General Surgery 52 years experience
It's normal so have a whack at it. (Sorry. I couldn't resist)
Feb 17, 2013
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Provided original answer
Funny!
Feb 17, 2013

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Is it normal to not feel my baby move for a day?

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Dr. Megan Bird
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Depends: It depends on how far along you are. Most women feel movment first at 18-20 weeks. From there until about 30 weeks fetal movements may not be regular and you may not feel them every day. After 30 weeks, you should feel your baby move every day. If you are ever worried it is easier and safer to get checked then to stay at home wondering.
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Should I be worried if I feel my baby move less than 10 times a day?

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No: Not necessarily. A lot of times, you are so busy throughout the day that you did not recognize all the baby movement. If this is the case, drink a glass of ice cold water (may stimulate baby a bit more), and lie down in a dark, quiet room. You can now focus on baby movements and should count multiple movements in a 30 minute period. Try to replicate this as best as possible throughout the day.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Can you help? Is 8, 9 times per day masturbating normal or not?

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No,...: If so, you have been slaved by sex obsession! that is a normal pattern of life a person can handle in everyday life, except you're trying to make a world record of high number of ejaculation in ordinary men. How to help? Here is: 1. Realize and accept the truth and fact of life, 2. Practice healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence and obsession, 3. Regular meditation to remind yourself of such..
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A 16-year-old male asked:

I only feel horny for about an hour a day. Also I masturbate around 3 times a week. Is this normal? When with a girl, I'm horny.

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Normal sex drive: Most adolescent males (and many females too) would agree. But you may know that you don't feel comfortable about it. If hearing it's normal help - good. If you still feel unsure - consider a counseling session w/ someone you'd trust. Sex is one of the hard to adjust to parts of growing up. We act like it's all fun, but it's usually a bit strange too. It's a normal phase adjustment.
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A 43-year-old male asked:

I was diagnosed with prostatitis, my doctor suggested that I masturbate at least one time a day. Is that normal?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
For chronic: Prostatitis, there may be a role for regular ejaculation. There is some data, that this may be helpful

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