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Can you get infections from masturbating?

Can you get infections from masturbating?

Generally NO: With normal hygiene one should not get an infection due to masturbatory practices. If you are male, it would be very difficult unless you were using some very unusual technique. If you are female, then it may be easier if you are manipulating the urethral opening or have very vigorous masturbation and again depending on how you are masturbating. If you have a concern for infection, see pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Why when I masturbate I always get some kind of infection?

Why when I masturbate I always get some kind of infection?

Should not happen: Wash your hands and your "nether regions". Do not insert anything into your urethra. Make sure vibrator or dildo is perfectly clean. It is also best to empty your bladder afterwards. ...Read more

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I recently masturbated with a banana i cut the scratchy bit off at end gave it a quick rinse under the tap dried it and used it. Can i get infection?

I recently masturbated with a banana i cut the scratchy bit off at end gave it a quick rinse under the tap dried it and used it. Can i get infection?

Interesting query: In the absence of abrasion of the local area, probably not although the world of plant and human microbiology can intersect. ...Read more

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Can a girl get an infection from masturbation?

Depends on variables: The process involves a variable amount of friction or trauma and can involve foreign objects. Any trauma can introduce surface germs into openings in the skin caused by the trauma, or push germs into the bladder through the short urethra.The toys may be contaminated by potentially harmful germs.Cleaning toys and rinsing after sessions can reduce the problems associated with the activity. ...Read more

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I get pimples and some infection problems whenever i masturbate. Plz let me know the reason and how to solve it.?

I get pimples and some infection problems whenever i masturbate. Plz let me know the reason and how to solve it.?

Not related: There is no credible evidence that masturbation causes acne. That myth probably came into being because acne first appears about the same time that sexuality and sexual feelings arise, but one does not cause the other. See a dermatologist and get an effective treatment regimen for your acne. Problem solved. ...Read more

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Have used cucumber for anal masturbation without condom. But I washed it with a soap before using it. Will I get any infection? Any treatement?

Have used cucumber for anal masturbation without condom. But I washed it with a soap before using it. Will I get any infection? Any treatement?

Not a good idea: You probably caused local trauma. Signs to look for will be fever and rectal pain. They will signal possible infection. The best treatment will be abstinence. ...Read more

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When i masturbate by clitoral stimulation, i get a light/watery red/pink discharge that turns light brown lasting for 1-2 days. No STDs or infection..

Blood: It is normal to notice an increase in vaginal secretions during masturbation but there should not be blood in it. Red, pink and brown are all different shades of blood. Schedule a visit for for an examination and testing. Infection testing should be done. ...Read more

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I'm 16male i don't know if I have a bladder infection i don't really have urgency to pee but after i masturbate i get burning in my penis how to tell?

I'm 16male i don't know if I have a bladder infection i don't really have urgency to pee but after i masturbate i get burning in my penis how to tell?

It could be : Infection in urethra, bladder, or prostate. Not possible to tell from your description. Get to your doctor for a urine test. It could even be std if you had unprotected sex. ...Read more

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Can a teen get prostate infection from lots of masturbation?

Can a teen get prostate infection from lots of masturbation?

No: Usually a guy never figures out how he got his prostatitis, but this just isn't possible. Some teens can damage themselves by squeezing at the last moment to prevent emission of sperms -- this is a cultural (i'd say superstitious) practice that's been written up in the medical journals; please don't do this, as this can cause pain and perhaps damage to the prostsate & vesicles. ...Read more

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If you masturbate to much as a man can you get bumps or lumps on your penis or infections or like rash or pimples?

If you masturbate to much as a man can you get bumps or lumps on your penis or infections or like rash or pimples?

Irritation: If you're really rough on yourself, you can get irritated skin. You can also get acne on yourself. All guys your age are doing the same as you. Think about getting some lube. If Dad's a reasonable guy, you might find out that he knows more than you might think and he could be just the person to talk to. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get a inffection of sexually transmitted when i only have one person is it possible of getting it of to much masturbate till i spot?

STD: I think the question is can you have a sexually transmitted disease with only one partner..... The answer is a resounding yes. One partner with an infection is all it takes. If you think you have an std see a doc for treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to masturbate with an epidymiss infection?

Ouch: Possible but likely painful ; could be traumatic. Advise against until epididymitis has cleared up ; scrotum/epididymis are no longer tender. ...Read more

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Urge to masturbate but I have a bladder infection. Is it okay?

Urge to masturbate but I have a bladder infection. Is it okay?

Yes OK: To masturbate by strking or rbbing clitoris. Would avoid inserting finger or dildo to stimulate g spot in vagina until bladder infection clears up. ...Read more

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Is it ok to masturbate with a left testical infection? Who it cause pain in the testical

Is it ok to masturbate with a left testical infection? Who it cause pain in the testical

Why not wait?: Surprised that you feel like masturbation with a painful testicle lying so close. Gentle masturbation probably ok. Stop if painful, but better to wait until ur pain free. ...Read more

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Can chronic masturbation like 3 to 4 times a day for month cause epididymo orchitis ?. I think so because I had this without any infection.

Can chronic masturbation like 3 to 4 times a day for month cause epididymo orchitis ?. I think so because I had this without any infection.

Here are some ...: Clinically & apparently, you let sex overindulgence & obsession rein and ruin your life. To gain self-control? Stop masturbation and give your overrun body a break /rest for self-repairing toward optimal functional recovery. How soon this can be? It may vary and time/patience is best medicine at this time. But if the condition fails to improve as expected and wished, seek timely professional help. ...Read more

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I'm 17.I started masturbating 8 years back.Does once a day.I need to know the side effects for me.I got urinary infection 2 years back and now also.

Okay: It's likely no problem to masturbate as frequently as you do. In fact, for most men, they need to masturbate in order to release stores of the fluids in your prostate. Masturbation in fact helps to keep the prostate healthy and may actually decrease your risk of prostate cancer. If it's been 2 years since you had an infection, there might be a reason other than masturbation for infection. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause urine infection?

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Masturbation & UTI: Not likely, unless the UTI was already there & the routine urine test showed it. ...Read more

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Would it be possible to contract a yeast infection from masturbating?

No: Males 4 sure, females, only if u had a subclinical infection in it's early stages, and because it bcame full blown was a coincidense, unless u mastyrbated after touching another infected female, then there could b a connection but minimally so. ...Read more

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Is masturbating while having a kidney infection bad?

Is masturbating while having a kidney infection bad?

Not bad: Hopefully on antibiotics for your kidney infection. It is probably not a severe infection otherwise you would't feel like masturbating. ...Read more

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Could masturbation cause a bladder infection?

Possibly: If hands and/or object not cleaned prior to insertion. Can also sometimes produce flora shift and infection. If symptoms concerning for urinary or vaginal infection--see your Dr or Urgent Care. ...Read more

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Can too much masturbation cause bladder infection?

Can too much masturbation cause bladder infection?

No : I am not aware that this is associated. Masturbation is harmless, and is a normal behavior. It does not cause one to get utis. ...Read more

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Can excessive masturbation lead to testicular infection?

Masturbation: is not a cause of infection (unless one engages in dangerous masturbatory practices). ...Read more