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A 19-year-old male asked:

Im boy, 19. before i used to masturbate thrice a week, but now im masturbating nearly 6 times a day. will this effect my health? what is number count for masturbating in a week?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
There is no set or recommended number, however 6 times a day is excessive. You need to look for other pleasurable activities. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. Get HPV and Covid vaccines. Wish you good health!
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Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 56 years experience
You could be sex addicted and end up in trouble at your age. Find a hobby or sport to take up your time or a girlfriend. If sex is with someone else than be safe and cautious. STD,S are out there so be careful.
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Last updated Oct 13, 2021

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