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Do about 100 Germans die every year due to risky masturbation?

Even though the article was published by Bild (which is a strong indicator that you have to check the sources yourself) and has no verifiable source, it sounds correct. In 2009, Sandra Kuhn wrote a ...
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Do about 100 Germans die every year due to risky masturbation?

tl;dr Possibly. We cannot be sure. There are no official statistics about that. The origin of this claim is German tabloid Bild: 80 bis 100 Tote jährlich durch Selbstbefriedigung 80 bis 100 ...
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Did a boy die after masturbating 42 times?

Snopes did a fact check and found that a recent variant of this story, set in Detroit - which they say was derived from the older Brazilian version - was false. They questioned how anyone knew the ...
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Do about 100 Germans die every year due to risky masturbation?

The number of auto-erotic asphyxiation deaths is actually assumed to be higher than reported because it is theorized that a good number of auto-erotic asphyxiation deaths are discovered by a family ...
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Is masturbation bad for one's health?

As explained in the answer by Rusty, masturbation, in general, is not bad for health. However, there are a few caveats: Prone masturbation might be detrimental to male sexual health. Refer to Is ...
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