Can masturbate lessens random erections

Patient

Q: Hi im a 17 year old boy and im still getting random erections i probably masturbate 2 times a day do you think masturbating less will cause less erections?

Doctor

A:   There are 2 points I would like to make clear here.
Firstly, random erections are a normal part of male arousal and I would not be concerned form a medical standpoint.
Secondly, no amount of masturbation should cause any long term erectile difficulties.

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