Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
200 Doctors are Online

Is masturbation OK for a 78 years old man ?

i am 75 yearsold. i am a widower. i resort to masturbation frequently. but penis never erect. i am a heart ailment patient is it harmful to practice masturbation
Asked On : Wed, 6 Jul 2011
Answers:  3 Views:  1217
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Psychiatrist 's  Response
hiii... there is no any age restriction for doing masturbation... it is a way expressing your feelings.... way of satisfying own sexual desire... as you are heart patient do not do heavy work... but i dont think so that masturbation is contraindicated in heart patient.... just be cautious do not over involve into it... enjoy
Answered: Fri, 7 Dec 2012
I find this answer helpful
Dermatologist Dr. Ilyas Patel's  Response
Masturbation is harmless. Do not feel bad afterward. Enjoy and be healthy.
Answered: Sun, 17 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Kiran Kumar's  Response
Hey,

As you have a heart ailment, any exertion can put more load on the heart and cause symptoms

So mild to moderate exertion is ok
Mastrubation occasionally will not cause any problem.
If you develop any shortness of breath or chest pain, then you must stop.

Thanks and Regards

Dr Kiran
Answered: Wed, 6 Jul 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
 

 

Loading Online Doctors....
©2014 Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions