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A 18-year-old male asked:

Used to masturbate a lot my corpus spongiosum has gotten flatter. i do get morning wood but dont have random erections in the day. i only get an erection while watching porn. will i be okay if i leave off it for a while im only 18. didnt break anythi?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
From your description there seems to be nothing wrong. You are a young and in my opinion should have other normal sexual outlets and not need porn . You will be fine.
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