A 23-year-old male asked:

Is masturbating dangerous for health if done five times a day?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 56 years experience
Anything you do that is not normal can possibly cause a health problem to your urinary tract and or your reproductive system, including your prostate. Find a hobby or sport to indulge in.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Excess of everything is bad. While it is not dangerous it can lead to sexual problems. So moderate it and be healthy
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A 20-year-old male asked:
How can overmasturbation affect your health. I masturbate about 8 or more times a day. :(?
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
This may be: a bit on the addictive side. It can prevent you for doing other important things in life if too much time is tied up with masturbating.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
I masturbate 3 times a day does that have a negative effect on my health ?
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
No it does not. Number of times is your choice but it is in excess of normal for your age.
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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?
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:/... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Im 19, boy. Every day i think of masturbating only once, but i end up masturbating nearly 3 times. I dont have any health problem with that, but i want to keep my masturbation count low. Help me with this?
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Urology 36 years experience
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A member asked:
I masturbate 1-2 times a day, but I don't want to ejaculate. I ejaculate only on every 3rd or 4th day. Can I get any health problems from this?
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: There are no health problems associated with this.
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