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Hello doctor im 16yr old male my weight is 84kg i am 54 and need help getting rid of masterbation as i think due to this act i am not growing tall my father is 510 and my mother is 53 and i have facial hair as well and my young cousin are tall ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
About that...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does NOT stunt height, cause hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes.

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