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A 21-year-old male asked:

masturbation increase or decrease testosterone?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Masturbation: Neither.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Is testosterone lost after masturbation?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: This is just one more myth. An adult who has told you something like this should know better, or may be trying to deceive you. Perhaps there is a sensible adult in your own family that you can talk to about this side of yourself, and generally how to learn about your changing body and prepare for your life as an adult.
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A 21-year-old male asked:

What is the relation between masturbating and testosterone?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
See below: Masturbation may be associated with a decrease in testosterone levels. The clinical significance of this is unclear. Endocrine response to masturbation-induced orgasm in healthy men following a 3-week sexual abstinence. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11760788?ordinalpos=16&itool=entrezsystem2.pentrez.pubmed.pubmed_resultspanel.pubmed_rvdocsum.
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A 24-year-old male asked:

Does masturbation has any positive effect on testosterone level. Is there any other relation between these two?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
No: No relationship.
India
A 24-year-old male asked:

Masturbating and testosterone level are they related. What are the positive effect?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Masturbation: Masturbation does not influence testosterone in any way.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Does masturbation affect testosterone?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No it does not.: Masturbation does not affect testosterone levels.

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