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Does masturbation causes acne?

Does masturbation causes acne?

No: It does not. You also need to know that all acne can be managed scientifically, though it cannot be cured until ti remits on its own. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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Hi, i wanted to know if masturbation causes acne and how can i treat it ?

Hi, i wanted to know if masturbation causes acne and how can i treat it
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No: Acne is caused by an increase in sebaceous gland production under the skin and the blockage of the pores. There are several acne wash products available in the pharmacy to assist in treating the problem. Masturbation is not at all related. ...Read more

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Does masturbation causes acne/pimple?

Does masturbation causes acne/pimple?

Some handy facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It is not harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause acne or hair loss, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage vision. ...Read more

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I am 17yr old, I have acne and i masturbate a lot. Is it true that masturbation causes acne?

I am 17yr old, I have acne and i masturbate a lot. Is it true that masturbation causes acne?

No: I'm sorry someone tried to deceive / frighten you. Embrace who you are. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the mainstay of acne treatment; if you need more, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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I heard that masturbation is bad for body builders and its the main cause of pimple and acne....is it true?

I heard that masturbation is bad for body builders and its the main cause of pimple and acne....is it true?

Wrong: I am sorry people are still telling you these flat-out lies. Masturbation doesn't cause any problems for any one with respect to physical issues. My suggestion is to tell any of those people who say such things to go away and ignore anything else such ignorant people tell you about sex and masturbation whether it be family or other people in so-called respected positions. ...Read more

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Why doctors disagree that masturbation not causes acne?My 8 yr experience proves that masturbation cause hormonal changes in body which caused acne!

Why doctors disagree that masturbation not causes acne?My 8 yr experience proves that masturbation cause hormonal changes in body which caused acne!

Faces in the clouds: People see correlations that don't exist and even find them persuasive. If a person comes in saying they believe a particular superstition, some physicians will agree with the person in order to keep that person's business. Life events may raise testosterone and in turn make you more excited. Wonder why you have not sought effective treatment for your acne in the first place. ...Read more

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Sir, it's true that ejaculation due masturbation or sex is the cause for acne or pimples on face?

Sir, it's true that ejaculation due masturbation or sex is the cause  for acne or pimples on face?

No: It would be difficult to find a control group, but this is something that was made up to frighten young men. Enjoying your body won't make you pimply, short, stupid, hairy, smooth, an unfit husband / father, mentally ill, blind, or unspiritual. It prepares you for adult life. Why not think about that one special person in your future, instead of internet trash? Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does masturbation is cause of hair loss or skinny body or acne?

Nope: In short, no to all the above. Sadly, in some cultures these scare tactics commonly are used to discourage this completely normal human act. ...Read more

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Does excessive masturbation from age15 cause my height growth to stop, give me acne on face & premature balding & hairfall or it could all be genetics?

Does excessive masturbation from age15 cause my height growth to stop, give me acne on face & premature balding & hairfall or it could all be genetics?

All genetics: Manage your acne like an adult. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician. Stay in excellent physical condition and your height and where you have hair won't even get noticed. ...Read more

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Acne problem because of masturbation?

Acne problem because of masturbation?

No: I am sorry people tell young men made-up stuff like this. I also hope you are managing your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Masturbation and acne and eyesight?

Masturbation and acne and eyesight?

No relationship: Masturbation has no relationship with acne or developing blindness. ...Read more

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Does masturbation & acne have any relation?

Does masturbation & acne have any relation?

No: Both are part of the teenaged years for almost all young men, driven by testosterone you're learning about your body to prepare yourself to be a man, husband, and father; thinking about the girl you'll marry is especially wholesome. All acne can be managed and if you are denied effective treatment, it's criminal. Good luck & congratulations on reaching manhood. ...Read more

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Masturbation is causing my acne to grow. What do I do?

Masturbation is causing my acne to grow. What do I do?

Scientific Rx: Enjoying your body isn't causing your acne. All acne is treatable nowadays. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strengths meds. When you're by yoruself, think about the girl you'll marry, and vary your technique to prepare you for different future partners. Cherish this time in your life and who you are. ...Read more

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How accurate is it that masturbation prevents acne?

How accurate is it that masturbation prevents acne?

No: And it does not cause it either. It's a great way to learn about your mind and body to prepare you for adult life and marriage. It's a problem only if you find yourself obsessed with erotica to the exclusion of stuff you know you should be doing. Acne is easily managed by a scientific physician and you deserve treatment. ...Read more

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Relation between acne, masturbation, stress & popping acne?

Relation between acne, masturbation, stress & popping acne?

Acne ; masturbation: There is no relation at all between masturbation and acne, or popping acne. If masturbation is one of the ways you relieve stress, you may find you increase this during times of stress. Some people's acne can become more inflamed during times of stress -- dietary changes may be at least partly responsible. Responses to sweets, dairy, fatty foods, etc are unique to each individual. ...Read more

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I have too many acne due to masturbation how to clean my face?

I have too many acne due to masturbation how to clean my face?

Entirely unrelated: I'm not sure where the notion came to you that eruptions of acne on the face and masturbation are related as cause and effect. There is no such connection. Good facial hygiene with a mild soap and water is an excellent form of cleansing and prevention of rogue outbreaks of acne. If infections complicate then, see your doctor for medication recommendations. ...Read more

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Is masturbation bad for sexual health ?? And does it have any effect on acne ??

Is masturbation bad for sexual health ??
And does it have any effect on acne ??

Nothing specific: Masturbation is a normal part of human exiatance.Some cultures frown on the process ; most seldom discuss it openly. If anyone does so to the exclusion of interacting with people ; pursuing age ; peer related activities, it can interfere with normal emotional growth, as any preoccupation might. It has no known effect on acne. ...Read more

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Sir , does masturbation help to reduce pimples and acnes on face and shoulders?

Sir , does masturbation help to reduce pimples and acnes on face and shoulders?

It does not: I'm sorry someone troubled you about this. Enjoying your body is part of being a healthy young man. If your current regimen of benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin isn't sufficient, your physician may be able to offer something stronger. ...Read more

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I have a conjested nose and chest since 5 years and i sneze every time i practise master masturbation or i have a dream and I get very big acne .

I have a conjested nose and chest since 5 years and i sneze every time i practise master masturbation or i have a dream and I get very big acne .

Allergies & acne?: Your concerns seem unrelated. See your doctor to determine the cause of your nose/chest symptoms - possibly allergies with post-nasal drip.While you are there your physician can assess the best course of treatment for you acne. Masturbation is not the cause of either of these issues. ...Read more

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I've PCOS without the usual symptoms of weight probs. Just acne. I get string like discharge after masturbation since last month. Not sexually active.

I've PCOS without the usual symptoms of weight probs. Just acne. I get string like discharge after masturbation since last month. Not sexually active.

Sorry, but what: is your question? Discharge after masturbation is not abnormal, as long as it is not bloody, foul smelling, etc. Have you talked w/your doctor about how the diagnosis was made and whether treatment (such as metformin) would be helpful? ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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