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A 32-year-old member asked:

Is masturbation good or bad for male?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Mostly good: Think about the person you love / imagine the person you'll marry. It prepares you for adult roles, makes it possible to focus, won't make you sick or immoral. It's near-universal even among men with partners. Vary your grip / technique -- your experiences with others will vary as well. If you're obsessed with erotica & it interferes with things you need to do, get with your physician.

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A 50-year-old male asked:

Male masturbation with humping good or bad. ?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Good: As long as you are not harming anyone else by your actions our society considers it OK. Now other cultures take a dimmer view of this activity. But we don't.
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A 24-year-old male asked:

What about masturbation, its good our bad?

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Dr. John Tillett
Urology 22 years experience
Neither: Masturbation is not really "good" or "bad" per se, but it is "normal"!
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is masturbation good or bad for health?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Fact of life: This is an important part of life for all male and most female teens. It lets you learn about your body and mind in preparation for adult life. Vary your technique; it will prepare you for different kinds of partners. It won't expand your circle of friends, but will keep the pressure off and let you focus on what you need to do. Few folks develop obsession with erotica; we can rx this if needed.

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