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A 24-year-old male asked:

Is it ok to masturbate or have sexual intercourse daily or is it bad for health? do this affect my prostate ? or not?

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Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
It's ok: The only limits here tend to be religion based. Sometimes men will find it is easier to urinate when they're more sexually active (alone or otherwise), but probably wouldn't be something you'd notice until you were a bit older. I am not aware of any health dangers of daily activity...
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Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
Ok: There are no adverse health effects to daily ejaculations.
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Last updated Jul 13, 2017

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