The act of masturbation does not cause depression or any other health problem except occasional genital irritation, which is not dangerous. Some cultures and religions frown upon masturbation, so sometimes people feel badly about doing it even though it is perfectly normal. If this is the case, you should talk to your health care provider or counselor.
- Does masturbation cause pimples?
- I recently started masturbating a lot and I have done it once every day this year. I wanted to know if it’s healthy to do so. Also I don’t know what the sticky goo that comes out when I finish masturbating is.
- Is occasional masturbation safe during adolescence?