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A 65-year-old male asked:

Hello my age is 14..from one year i started a very bad habit masturbation...... it has weakened my body i want to to get addiction from this bad hab?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Choice of activities: Find a new favorite activity - jogging, bicycling, weight lifting - or a new hobby - or a project you can work on with your family or friends. It's not a bad habit, but you could find one that strengthens your body and makes you feel good about yourself.
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