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A 26-year-old male asked:

Is it normal for a 26 year old to get erections while sleeping

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Yes it is: It is normal for males to have erections at night when they are dreaming.
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Last updated Apr 15, 2013

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