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Is masterbating harmful?

Is masterbating harmful?

Is Masturbation bad?: No.

Period.

There is no health reason to not masturbate. Nearly all humans do masturbate or have masturbated.

This is part of human sexuality and should carry no shame, guilt or worry of disease. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to masterbate with shower head 28 weeks prego?

Is it harmful to masterbate with shower head 28 weeks prego?

Probably not a: Good idea given the timeline and size of the uterus/ fetus. Even though sexual intercourse is not forbidden, any blunt instrument encroaching on the female genitalia can cause bleeding, which is not a good thing for the uterus/cervix potentially causing uterine rupture or placenta abruptio during and after labor and delivery. ...Read more

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I've survived prostate cancer for 5 years now after radiation treatment, but with the usual side effects. Is it harmful to masterbate?

I've survived prostate cancer for 5 years now after radiation treatment, but with the usual side effects. Is it harmful to masterbate?

No, please enjoy: There is no reason not to masturbate, and healthy to have the urge. Is there any chance you might find or have a partner, that might be better. ...Read more

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How many times should a guy masturbate in a week before it becomes harmful?

How many times should a guy masturbate in a week before it becomes harmful?

Look at big picture: This is harmful only if he has an obsession / compulsion that's interfering with his growing up as a well-functioning adult. You can't hurt yourself physically. If you're spending hours with real or mental images, and it's detracting from the rest of your life, then some guidance from your physician or other helper may be in order. ...Read more

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How many times in a week, can a person masturbate without any harmful effects?

How many times in a week, can a person masturbate without any harmful effects?

As many times: As long as it doesn't irritate your skin or keep you from your other activites and responsibilities...There really is no maximum number. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many time I can masturbate for a month, without harmful of my health?

Can you let me know how many time I can masturbate for a month, without harmful of my health?

You decide: If you're missing meetings / class, or preoccupied with erotica so that it's interfering with the rest of your life and you know it's excessive, that's too much. Otherwise, you can't hurt yourself. Think about the special person you'll marry. Vary your technique. ...Read more

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I don't want to masturbate anymore. Don't u dare say it isn't harmful. I hv ruined my life. Help?

Yelling at Doctors: Perhaps you should seek assistance elsewhere. The physicians who have answered you have done so with compassion, sincerity and with scientific accuracy. If you do not like the accurate answers you have received then please choose a different forum. Not one of the experts here deserve to be yelled at. This is rude, offensive and inappropriate. It sounds like you need to see a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Is masturbation harmful?

Is masturbation harmful?

Physical safety: Masturbation is not normally harmful to physical health. However, if one is underlubricated, overly aggressive or uses objects which are contaminated or shaped in a manner that could puncture, then infection or injury could occur. ...Read more

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Is masturbation harmful for health?

Is masturbation harmful for health?

Physical health: Masturbation is not normally harmful to physical health. However, if one is overly vigorous/ forceful or uses objects which are contaminated or shaped in a manner that could puncture, then infection or injury could occur. ...Read more

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Is masturbation harmful for health or not?

Is Masturbation bad?: No.

Period.

There is no health reason to not masturbate. Nearly all humans do masturbate or have masturbated.

This is part of human sexuality and should carry no shame, guilt or worry of disease. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to masturbate more than 10x per day?

Is it harmful to masturbate more than 10x per day?

You decide: Wow. As long as you do not find yourself obsessed with your new body and its sensations, and are not missing class, job, or ball games, or opportunities to meet that one special person, you're okay. Perhaps there's an adult in your family that you can talk with about your changing body -- being a teen can be lonely. Good luck, and spend your time wisely! ...Read more

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Masturbation is harmful in any way, shape, or form?

Masturbation is harmful in any way, shape, or form?

Masturbation is Good: Nope.

Simple as that.

Now we can discuss lubricants and injury and abrasions and such. But, nope you are alive and human and you need to be sexual to be fully alive and healthy. ...Read more

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I am having a habit of frequent masturbation --is this harmful?

No: Not unless it is compulsive, very frequent, and is interfering with your regular life, working and getting to know people -- including that person who may be special. Learning about your body is essential, and eventually what you do by yourself will probably be less important than what happens in a good loving relationship. Focus on this, and things will probably work out well. ...Read more

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Help please! Is daily masturbation harmful for single unmarried men in their late thirties?

Help please! Is daily masturbation harmful for single unmarried men in their late thirties?

More Importantly...: Most surveys suggest that the practice of masturbation is quite common, especially (not surprisingly) amongst men. There are stress relieving benefits to orgasm, and some studies have shown improved sleep. There are no scientific concerns regarding ill effects from it; you must consider your own beliefs first. ...Read more

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Is daily masturbation us harmful for health? If not how much time one can masturbate in week?

Daily: Masturbation is not harmful. There is no limit to which it is physically harmful. If you refuse to get out of the house then harmful. ...Read more

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Hello. I like to know is masturbation harmful for some one who works out at gym?? Thank you

Hello. I like to know is masturbation harmful for some one who works out at gym?? Thank you

No: Masturbation should be harmless to the body as long as he or she does not use too much force or friction on his or her genitals. One should realize that the body has essentially the same response to masturbation as to sex for the purpose of reproduction. That means the body reacts just as it does during sexual intercourse, which, of course, has no harmful side effects on the body. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I would like to settle this once and for all. Is masturbation harmful or not?

What do you suggest if I would like to settle this once and for all. Is masturbation harmful or not?

No: The way you pose the question suggests that nothing I can say after a life in medicine will "settle this". But it won't make you short, stupid, fat, hairy, smooth, infertile, an unfit partner / parent, or any of the other things that people who want to manipulate you have told you. There is nothing "spiritual" about believing superstition / untruths. Get rx only if you're obsessed with erotica. ...Read more

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I masturbate about 30 times in a month. Is this number of masturbation excessive? Will this habit be harmful? I'm 27 years old.

I masturbate about 30 times in a month. Is this number of masturbation excessive? Will this habit be harmful? I'm 27 years old.

Masturbation: Masturbation is a normal human activity practiced by almost everyone since the beginning of time. There is no reason to feel guilty about this. As for frequency you may masturbate however you see fit. As long as it is not interfering with your life then things are ok. ...Read more

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Can avoiding masturbation permanently, effect my body in any harmful way? If yes, how least often should I masturbate to remain in mental n phy. Health?

Can avoiding masturbation permanently, effect my body in any harmful way? If yes, how least often should I masturbate to remain in mental n phy. Health?

Doesn't matter: It absolutely doesn't matter how often a person masturbates as long he or she is living a normal happy life... and the masturbation is not interfering with one's normal daily activities. If that is not the case, and a person is masturbating too little, or too much, and it's becoming one of life's stresses, then he can take a trip to the doctor's office to evaluate the whole picture (big picture). ...Read more

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Is incomplete masturbation (stopping just before ejaculation) harmful?

Is incomplete masturbation (stopping just before ejaculation) harmful?

Depends on patient: Go to your doctor who knows you and has examined you and discuss your sexual questions. If you normally ejaculate, a one time incomplete is probably fine. ...Read more

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Does masturbation done daily 2 times harmful. If yes what r its side effects?

Does masturbation done daily 2 times harmful. If yes what r its side effects?

Masturbation: Masturbation is a common part of the male human experience. All men you know masturbates or has masturbated. There are no negative health consequences to this sexual activity in general. ...Read more