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CAN MASTURBATING BE HARMFUL?

QUESTION
Can masturbating every day be harmful?

ANSWER
Only if it gets in the way of other things such as school, work, dating etc. Masturbation is a completely healthy addition to your sex life and offers another way for you to enjoy your own body. Masturbation can help you learn more about what you might want to try with a partner. Sharing what you know about your body with partners can enhance your sexual relationships. Mutual masturbation, where you masturbate while watching your partner masturbate, can be very arousing. Masturbation is a fun alternative to other types of sexual pleasure that holds no risk of pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases.

To your health,
Dr. K


   
 
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