It was an Australian surgeon — and a woman — who discovered how extensive it was. Read more: 'Is it normal to get sore down there after sex? Melissa Kang , University of Technology Sydney. Masturbation is when a person touches their own genitals for sexual arousal and pleasure, and often leads to orgasm. For most of history, the clitoris was not fully understood or appreciated. So thank you on behalf of lots of young women out there for being willing to talk about this very natural activity! Is it normal for girls to masturbate and are there any health consequences?
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Parents and caretakers report observing even very young children touching their genitals because it feels good.
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Masturbating and having an orgasm can relieve period pain and stress. Hi there, and thanks for bringing up this really important topic. You mentioned discovering masturbation when you were quite young. Making climate science human — York, York.