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masturbation

 [mas″tur-ba´shun]
self-stimulation of the genitals for sexual pleasure.

mas·tur·ba·tion

(mas'tŭr-bā'shŭn),
Self-stimulation of the genitals for erotic pleasure, often resulting in orgasm.

masturbation

/mas·tur·ba·tion/ (mas″ter-ba´shun) self-stimulation of the genitals for sexual pleasure.

masturbation

[mas′tərbā′shən]
Etymology: L, masturbari, to masturbate
sexual activity in which the penis or clitoris is stimulated, usually to orgasm, by means other than coitus. It is performed at least occasionally by most people and is considered to be normal and harmless. masturbate, v., masturbatic, masturbatory, adj.
Sexuoerotic stimulation of one’s own—or another’s—external genitalia, by manual contact or means other than sexual intercourse

masturbation

Automanipulation, digital autoeroticism, secret vice Sexology Sexuoerotic stimulation of one's own–or another's–external genitalia,
by manual contact or means other than sexual intercourse. See Coitus. Cf Social vice.

mas·tur·ba·tion

(mas'tŭr-bā'shŭn)
Self-stimulation of the genitals for erotic pleasure, often resulting in orgasm.

masturbation

Self-stimulation of the genitals, with sexual fantasizing, in order to reach orgasm. Repetitive movement of the skin of the penis or gentle massage of the clitoris is the usual method. Over 90% of males and 75% of females are believed to masturbate at one time or another. Kinsey found that the frequency varied from three or four times a week in adolescence to once or twice a week in adult life. Urologists have long been aware that male masturbation can be beneficial but have refrained from mentioning it. Recent research has, however, brought the matter out into the open by showing that frequent male masturbation between the ages of about 20 and 50 substantially reduces the risk of prostate cancer. An equal frequency of orgasm by sexual intercourse does not, apparently, provide the same advantage.

masturbation (masˈ·tr·bāˑ·shn),

n manual stimulation of the genitals (one's own or those of another). Also called
onanism.

masturbation

self-stimulation of the genitals, seen in stallions, and an annoying habit seen in pet dogs which mount inaminate objects or the arms or legs of people.

Patient discussion about masturbation

Q. what is the impact of masturbation? because I diden't find my girl?

A. the only physical impact i know is an addiction that can occur when doing it way too much. doing it releases chemicals in our brain in the pleasure areas. you can easily get addicted to it.

Q. Masturbation - How serious is it? One of my friend who is 32 years old caught into the habit of masturbation for the past 3 years. He is seeking for help to overcome it. Now i want to know to help him and also like to know for myself about the GOOD and BAD results of masturbation.

A. Masturbation is something that a large percentage of the worlds population does at one point or another. It is normal, a normal part of life as you begin to explore your body.

As long as you do it safely and within the confines of your own home you will be fine. Just make sure to not let it rule your life. For example, dont stay home from work just because you want to masturbate. Make sure you keep your priorities in order.

Q. Im a 29 yr old male that has pain after masturbation seems like the longer i go without the better I feel? Should I not masturbate at all? I have had 2 urethral scricture surguries and my doctor he seen no reason for the pain. I feel less of a man because I want to have a healthy sexual relationship with my partner. Should I quit for a long period of time like 6 months and see if the condition will go away? Do you think I may have imflamation or cause damage to urethra from masturbation? Thanks for your time

A. Hi! My guess would be that the pain you are feeling is being caused by scar tissue that has built up from the surgeries that you've had and when you ejaculate that tissue is being forced to stretch in order to allow the ejaculate to pass through the urethra.My ex Husband had something similar after his vascectomy.

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