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A 38-year-old member asked:

Please tell me how long it takes for to get the testosterone back to normal after years of masturbation?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
It does not!: Masturbation does not decrease testosterone vvto any extent. Therefore the answer is that any drop in testosterone would be do to factors other than masturbation!
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Dr. James Ferguson
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Provided original answer
Hepatitis B has been shown to remain infective for months after deposition on objects. Shared toys could be a problem .Mutual masturbation can pass contaminated fluids between partners,risking STD's. Avoid both settings and there is no risk.
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