What is Masturbation?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Masturbation refers to sexual stimulation, especially of one's own genitals (self masturbation), often to the point of orgasm.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Obsessive sex addict 2 1
Raised body temperature 1 1
Sexual arousal 1 1
Treat side effects of another treatment 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Masturbation

Side effect Patients
Guilt or self blame 1
Irritability 1
Soreness in penis 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Masturbation

Dosage Patients
1other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Masturbation

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Masturbation

Duration

Currently using Masturbation

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Masturbation

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Masturbation

Jan 12, 2018 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for self medicating)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for emotional health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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