• question-icon

    What are the side effects of frequent masturbation?

default
Posted on Sat, 28 May 2016 in Men's Health
Question: Hi Doctor,

This question is more on the educational or informative side than an actual health issue.
Is there a risk, for a potential future disease, if one practices masturbation every day? and would the risk increase if the erection ia kept for up to an hour? I read that the standard coitus should be around 15 minutes.

Thanks.
doctor
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 30 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Frequent habitual masturbation can lead to problem of Erectile Dysfunction.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .
I would like to answer both the queries posted by you as under
1) Frequent habitual masturbation indulged over many years leads to Erectile Dysfunction .During masturbation one is used to get excessive sexual stimulation of penis due to firm grip of hand which is lacking while doing intra vaginal sexual intercourse with female partner which leads to problem of ED.

2) As regards your query about duration of erection ,There is no standard time that can be set for duration of erection during sex . The sex is considered to be enjoyable when both the partners get orgasm irrespective of time how long it lasts for . If one is able to sustain erection for longer time he can enjoy the sex depending upon the response from his female partner .

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions , I shall be happy to help you .
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. P. T. Patil

Urologist

Practicing since :1971

Answered : 10188 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on

Recent questions on  Erectile dysfunction

doctor1 MD

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...doc I have problem in erection and i had problem of stone as...

doctor1 MD

can you please tell me if impotence can cause a man tell his wife 'i don't love anymore'?he acts as if i've hurt him terribly but he gives no actual...

doctor1 MD

Hello Doctor,
I am of 24 and, I am suffering from undescended testis (left side) but I have been aware of it only 3-4 years back, before that I was...

doctor1 MD

My friends husband, has erection problem, his penis didn't get erected atleast for an year after marriage..even if it erects does not penetrate in,...

doctor1 MD

Hello Doctor, I need advice on my Sex life. I am married since last year and sexually active from last 2 years with my spouse. What I feel now that...

doctor1 MD

Hi- what, if any, over-the-counter drug would you recommend for a 67 year old man with ED? Thank you. I await your reply. Just send your reply to...

doctor1 MD

I had my prostate roto rooted about 5 months ago and sexual function has decreased somewhat steadily and desire has too. I no longer ejaculate. The...

Get personalised answers from verified doctor in minutes across 80+ specialties

134 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM Blog Questions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Questions Answered By Dr. P. T. Patil
  • Q - Have stomach pain, fever and loose stool. On omniprzole and ciplox. Any...

  • Q - Have had cyst removed from lips and noticed rigidness. Will it cure on...

  • Q - On medication for BP, body pain and frequent urination. Getting weakness...

  • Q - Having pain in testicle and noticed dark skin on it. What to do?

  • Q - Took medication for neurological problem and never had a desire for...

  • Q - Experiencing prolonged menstrual periods. What to do?

  • Q - Have increase frequency and urgency of urination. Any treatment?

  • Q - Why does my penis look small when not erect?

  • Q - Having on and off mouth ulcer. What is causing this and how to get rid...

  • Q - Noticed movable lump on the side of abdomen. What could it be?

backtotop2