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A 21-year-old male asked:

Can masturbation cause epididymitis or some inflammation or urinary tract infection?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
No cause and effect relationship exists between masturbation and inflammations such as epididymitis and UTI.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
no
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