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Help please:Can masturbating often lead to erection problems?
An_200495 posted:
I'm 22 years old and I used to have erections getting between 6 1/2-7 inches. However, after I started masturbating 2-3 times a day my erections barely get to 5 inches, and are never very hard.
Is this caused my by masturbating? And more importantly, can it be stopped by reducing the amount at which I masturbate? thank you.
Eugenio311 responded:
I hate to put a number on how many times a day is "too much." A lot of young guys masturbate as much or even more than you and may not have erection problems. However, with the symptoms you reported, I'd say you're probably doing it too much for your system at this particular time in your life and need to give it a little more rest. I would be willing to bet money you'll recuperate your former glorious dimensions and firmness if you cut back to once a day or less for a while. You're still very young, but you're not 16 anymore! You sound like a normal healthy guy, but (forgive the fatherly advice) you might need more socialization so you won't be in the situation where you indulge the urge quite so often. Good luck! Eugenio

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