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Can excessive masturbation causes loss of eye sight leading to blindness?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Masturbation-blind

No. This is a myth that many young people believe is true.
Masturbation is normal and does not cause any risk to health.

In brief: Masturbation-blind

No. This is a myth that many young people believe is true.
Masturbation is normal and does not cause any risk to health.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

This is a classic "old wives tale" which dates from the victorian era when masturbation was associated with a variety of evils.
This was intended to stop the practice which we now know is benign.

In brief: No

This is a classic "old wives tale" which dates from the victorian era when masturbation was associated with a variety of evils.
This was intended to stop the practice which we now know is benign.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. David Speck
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No.

In a word, no! no more than it will make hair grow on the palms of your hands.
One of those hoary old wives tales meant to scare kids.

In brief: No.

In a word, no! no more than it will make hair grow on the palms of your hands.
One of those hoary old wives tales meant to scare kids.
Dr. David Speck
Dr. David Speck
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not at all

Neither will it cause hair to grow on your palms! this old wives tale was used to help parents scare their children out of performing this act.

In brief: Not at all

Neither will it cause hair to grow on your palms! this old wives tale was used to help parents scare their children out of performing this act.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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