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does masterbating cause piles? also is it safe to masterbate once in10 to 15 days?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Piles & Masturbation: Nope of the first questions and yes to the second. I can think of no physiological reason for masturbation to lead to blood clots in the veins in the rectum. But, sex toys or other anal play can exacerbate this problem. Now. The safety of masturbation is without a doubt that there is no medical or scientific reason to limit the amount of sexual play you have as an adult.

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