A 31-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of masturbation and sexual addictions in a guy?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Whoa: All young men masturbate. It's a good thing, it keeps you focused and comfortable, and it teaches you about your mind and body to prepare you to be an adult. "sexual addictions" are obsession with erotica or easy, casual pleasure that is obviously interfering with your learning / friendships / fitness / family time / job. If you truly have this, your doctor can treat / refer you. Be discerning.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

What differences between xs masturbation and sexual addictions in a guy?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Masturbation OK: Because you are only doing to yourself. Sexual addiction, also known as maddiction or saddiction can cause all kinds of trouble from std, to getting face slapped, to ruining relationships and even getting in trouble with the law or impeachment.
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I will do cross leg masturbation by holding breath daily will it cause any danger to my lyf or how it is different from sexual asphyxilition?
Dr. Philip Miller
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Not a great idea: Breath holding willmake you feel dizzy: asphysiation...can lead to death-stangling, smothering, gagging,choking- consult both a psychologist and a fun... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Is too much of masturbating for more than 6yrs cause any problem in my sexual health.I'm 23yrs old men.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No.: There is no direct effect of masturbation on health. And there is no upper limit on age. One may generally masturbate without limit.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Can excess masturbation damage hernia repair? Or cause recurrence? Or any type of sexual problem?
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Excessive: Excessive anything can traumatized tissues so, yes, if course.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
I am suffering from copious amount of precum on mild sexual thought. can it be caused by excessive masturbations as told by doctor in india.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Usually a sign of...: That is usually a sign of a normal human being. However, worrying about it too much would be a sign of excessive worry... which of course, would not b... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Does masturbation or sex help with stress and anxiety? Because I am dealing with stress and anxiety for the past few weeks. And does masturbation cause any sexual problems?
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