Sexpert Q&A: Self-Pleasuring & Sperm Count

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Dear Yvonne, I masturbate daily. Will this affect my sperm count in any way? -Anonymous

Dear Anonymous, Self-pleasuring to the point of emission on a daily basis does not reduce your sperm count. Research actually indicates that it may, in fact, increase a man's virility. In producing ejaculation, a male's testes produce and store sperm continuously from the time he hits puberty.

Dr. Yvonne KristAn Fulbright is a sex educator, relationship expert, columnist and founder of

Sexuality Source Inc.

She is the author of several books including, "Touch Me There! A Hands-On Guide to Your Orgasmic Hot Spots."