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My penis wont get hard for my girlfriend, but is fine when masturbating. Health issue or relationship issue?
Not a health issue: If you are able to masturbate to climax, all the physical parts are working.The question relates to emotional state.Are you and your girlfriend having relationship issues?Have you had successful sexual relationships with another woman? What are your religious cultural beliefs?Have you ever been part of an unplanned preg?Seek prof advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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No: Generally it's good for you, helping you stay focused on other things, stay physically comfortable and learn about your mind and body in preparation for marriage. Think about that one special girl in your future. Don't let anybody frighten you with foolish talk. If you have an obsession with erotica that is keeping you from doing what you should be doing, your physician can help. ...Read more
How masturbation affects health? I am a bodybuilder.When ever I do it(after a week), i feel my face muscles become contracted and looking small.
You're a man now: It's good for you, keeps you comfortable & focused, educates you about your body. Most of your friends, including at the gym, do it more often than once a week. It won't affect the muscles on your face, except to make you smile. Think about the girl you'll marry. If dad's a reasonable person, you might talk with him. ...Read more
Neither good nor bad: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't 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 hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes. ...Read more
It's good for you: Essentially all male and a majority of females enjoy their bodies while alone. It keeps you comfortable and able to focus on other things, and prepares you mentally and physically for adult roles. It won't make you sick, fat, short, hairy, smooth, infertile, or an unfit husband / father. Anyone who tells you otherwise is misinformed or worse. Think about real love rather than internet junk. ...Read more
No: It will not make you short, hairy, smooth, stupid, bald, infertile, an unfit husband / parent, unspiritual, insensitive, or any of the other things you've been warned about. These are all misinformation and you should recognize people who are either deceived themselves or trying to deceive you. Think about that one special person in your future rather than about internet trash. Best wishes. ...Read more
Masturbation: Masturbation is neither good nor bad. It is normal and common and part of the human experience. There is no medical or health reason not to masturbate. All men you know masturbate or have masturbated. It is a normal part of a sexual life. What can be bad for health is shame instilled in our youth that touching themselves is some how evil. This shame is very damaging to the human experience. ...Read more
Mostly: It keeps you comfortable, lets you focus on other things you need to do like studying, working, socializing, fitness. You learn about your body and mind in preparation for marriage. It's a problem only if you're obsessed and are missing other things in life. Talk with a few sensible grown-ups -- maybe even dad. ...Read more
It's your business: If you're obsessed with erotica and are missing out on other aspects of life, then get with your personal physician -- this is fixable. Otherwise, it's your business. Enjoy being young, and when the time comes to move on to relationships, love wisely and well. ...Read more
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No: It won't make you bald, pimply, smooth, hairy, pimply, infertile, demented, an unfit husband, or any of the other things you've been warned about. Vary your technique to prepare you for different possible partners, and don't rush. Instead of thinking about trashy stuff, maybe you can imagine that one special person with whom you'll spend your life. Best wishes. ...Read more