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A 21-year-old male asked:

Unreliable infos claim"masturbation prevents testicularcancer" but i dontwant to doit and dont want tohave any sexual intercourse yet,whats the truth?

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Dr. John Nesbitt
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 43 years experience
False: There is no reliable evidence that masturbation prevents testicular cancer. You should examine your testicles monthly to check for any changes or lumps. Masturbation is normal; however, and is common in at least 95% of males. Even so, you should not feel any pressure to do something that you do not feel comfortable doing.
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