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How To Masturbation
Generally is: This is near-universal between puberty and establishing an adult romantic relationship, and often after. You learn about your mind & body, you can keep the pressure low and focus on other things you need to do. Superstitious guilt and concerns about political incorrectness have caused enormous grief. Only if you have an unwanted compulsion that obviously interferes life do we need to help you. ...Read more
Mostly good: A young man learns about his body and mind, is able to stay comfortable physically and mentally and focused on the other things he needs to be doing, and by varying his technique prepares himself for different possible partners. It's a problem only if he's obsessed with erotica to the extent of interfering with real-life relationships. ...Read more
It's normal: Masturbation is a normal behavior of sexually developed men (95%) and women (89%) and is an element of healthy sexuality for most people. It is not a symptom of mental illness. One's attitude about it may be unhealthy (e.g., excessive guilt, shame, preoccupation) and a very high frequency (multiple times daily) can indicate a problem. ...Read more
It varies .........: It tends to slow done over time. However, the fact that you presented this question may speak of your concern of being excessive. Sexual addictions do occur. If that is a concern ... Please, call for an appointment with a counselor. If not..... Then don't worry about it. ...Read more
Masturbation habit: Ejaculation is healthy, in fact ejaculation 4 or more times a week in men in the 20s may decrease the risk of prostate cancer when older. However, if you are masturbating many times a day and also watching a lot of (internet) porn, I would say you need to get some other hobbies and get busy with those. As with any habit, boredom is a trigger. It will not hurt you physiologically but lessen productivity. ...Read more
For me (17 yrs male) how much masturbation is acceptable. Regardless of how much other kids do it. How much per week is safe and healthy?
However much feels good.: I think this is more a matter of sexual tension and relieving sexual tension rather than a safety issue. Some people have sexual activity rarely or never and some people have sexual activity several times a day. ...Read more
Practice: Most males can learn to do this even as teens. Learn to stop the stimulation when you feel you are about to climax. Read online about "edging" or talke to a sensible grown man or two -- maybe even Dad. If you ejaculate very quickly, this is especially worth practicing. A dab of Benzocaine or other topical anesthetic on your glans may help. Partners practice the squeeze technique for this. ...Read more
Individual Definitio: Every teenage guy needs to define what is normal for them. There is no set "normal" frequency in the medical literature. However, if you find that a) masturbating too frequently is causing pain or discomfort, or b) masturbating frequently is inappropriately interfering with your daily activities, then that may be too much. ...Read more
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Hello. : Hello. I am not sure how well suited this venue is for giving you the information that you are seeking. If there is a father in your home, this is one of those things that would be very good to talk with him about. Just, like mom's talk to their daughters about getting their period. If you don't have a dad in the home, consider an older brother. If you have a health education teacher, you may be able to get some basic information about male arousal. Take care. ...Read more
I have prostatitis and taking an antibiotic course. I want to know how does masturbating help in this condition?
Do you know how to masturbate? I wanna try it and I need to know how inorder to do it. My penis needs your answer a.S.A.P
Hello. : Hello. Although I feel comfortable discussing sexuality, this is a topic that can sometimes be better explained by someone close to you. Your father or an older brother may be a good source of information. I know you want to learn the "mechanics" but I think having the context and emotional aspects discussed is also very important. ...Read more
In body cast so can't move how to masturbate self can't move any ideas on how I can pleasure myself?
What are the effects of masturabting with an electric toothbrush? And how much masturbation with that is heathy?
Hi I am student as well as doing job i just want to ask how much masturbation is healthy and I am also suffering from nightfall?
Can masturbation cause epididymitis? If not, then how can masturbation cause testicular pain? I have chronic pain from time to time. Only right side.
Not epididymitis: Masturbation cannot cause epididymitis. Frequent ejaculations can cause pelvic pain or discomfort that can be perceived in the testicles ("blue balls"), but that's not likely to involve only one testicle. Try laying off masturbation several days and see if it makes a difference. If not or still concerned, see your doctor. ...Read more
Find real love: Listen, big fellow. All normal men need to keep the pressure down, by whatever means, just so that we can go about daily life and do the other things that we want and need to. That being said, try to find some healthy romance, maybe even a lifetime partner. And when you're by yourself, think about wholesome love rather than internet trash. That's 100% healthy for you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Other motivation: Assuming it is causing a disruption to your social / work / other activites--you have to force yourself at first to go and do something else--be active, do homework / housework / work-work, etc. If only occasional, there is no significant downside, you just must work the moderation aspect of it. ...Read more