Is occasional masturbation safe during adolescence?

Front portrait of a young man doubting shrugging shoulders isolated on a white backgroundYes. Occasional masturbation is safe – regardless of whether you’re a teen or an adult. The only time that masturbation may be considered harmful is if you’re irritating your genitals or if you’re experiencing pain. If masturbating is all you can think about, or it gets in the way of your daily activities, you might be spending too much time doing it.