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A 16-year-old male asked:

Acne from masturbating?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: By your age, almost all guys are masturbating. It's a good thing overall. You stay comfortable and can focus on other tasks. You learn about your mind and body in preparation for adult life. And most teens get acne. All acne is manageable today; your physician can help. If anybody hassles you about what you do in private, ignore them; dad might even be a guy to talk to about all this. Best wishesl.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

Can masturbating help with acne?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No & won't hurt: It will have little effect on the serum testosterone or female androgens that precipitate acne. How often you masturbate is a personal decision; almost everyone does it; it's safe, a way to keep your new body under control, and a way to learn about yourself before you get married. Maybe there's an adult in your home that you can talk about it with.
Irvine, CA
A 21-year-old male asked:

Does masturbating cause acne?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: Enjoying your body isn't going to give you acne. If the benzoyl peroxide stuff you're using now isn't sufficient, your physician can clear you using prescription rx.
VT
A 19-year-old female asked:

What is acne?

19 doctor answers40 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ajay Acharya
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Blocked sebum....: Each hair follicle has a sweat gland....which opens to a skin pore........because of some reason the pore or sweat duct gets blocked to cause cummulation of fluid which can get infected and inflamed and raised above skin surface..........Acne
A 25-year-old member asked:

Is masturbating causes acne?

3 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sire
Dermatology 55 years experience
No: Acne is caused by the hormonal stimulation of the pilosebaceous apparatus.

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Does masturbation causes acne/pimple?
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Sir is masturbation causes pimples or acne?
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How accurate is it that masturbation prevents acne?
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Sir , does masturbation help to reduce pimples and acnes on face and shoulders?
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