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oh god not one of these posts again...

Unless you shot in your face and didn't wash off or sweat a ton, then no. Even if you did sweat a lot, I don't think it would affect you that much.

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I think you're wrong. I do see a correlation in myself between ejaculation

and the production of new pimples. It's also backed up by science, so

I'm not sure why people are still clinging to their belief that ejaculation

does not increase acne production. When you ejaculate, it has the

side-effect of increasing testosterone production. More testosterone is

released into the blood stream. That is then converted to DHT (a second

form of testosterone). And it's DHT which is at least partially if not entirely

responsible for oil gland secretion. And oil secretion is what acne bacteria

thrive on. So it makes sense. All of that can be backed up by science.

Also, masturbation / sex probably increases sweat secretion. That creates

an environment that's ripe for acne.

Some people say that when people notice a correlation between acne

and ejaculation, it's not a causal relationship they are seeing. Instead,

it's suggested that they masturbate or have sex when they are feeling

pressure in their daily lives and use it as a way of releasing that

pressure and relaxing (like a drug). So they say it's maybe not the

ejaculation causing the acne, but instead it's the pressure. It just looks

like the ejaculation caused it.

I say they're wrong. Because I've gone through pressure cooker

situations without changing the frequency of my sex/masturbation, and

I've noticed no change in acne during that period of time. I do,

however, notice a dramatic increase in acne when I decide to

increase the frequency of ejaculation.

So unless I'm not seeing something important, I have to conclude that

yes, acne certainly does have a link to ejaculation. Even though

dermatology still hasn't recognized it.

Steve in Austin, TX

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Again though, it really depends on your body chemistry. It affects some people, and not others, and some more than others. Everyone's different, so you just have to find what's right for you.'

Rive

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Ejaculation causes the manufacture of more sperm. To make sperm, the body has to use zinc and zinc is very important in maintaining healthy skin (look it up).

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To the person who said that people masturbate because of a surge in

testosterone, I think you're probably wrong.

However, it has been shown that after ejaculation, the body increases

the levels of testosterone. More testosterone triggers the creation of more

sperm and prostatic fluid. It also causes the increase of greater amounts

of DHT (another form of testosterone). That increases oil gland secretion,

which appears to be the cause of acne.

Nobody is arguing that *most* men have problems with ejaculation.

What I'm saying is that for some people who suffer from acne, their

bodies are different, and yes I think many of them can show a

correlation between their ejaculation frequency and their acne.

I think this chain of causation will be proven in the future at some point.

At least the hypothesis is backed up by science.

Maybe it's been "disproven" so far because everyone was focused

on the "average" person and not looking at those people who did

show more acne as a result of ejaculation?

Steve

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Interesting!!!!!!!!!

When a man ejaculates he loses about 420mcg. of zinc.....not very much, but if your diet is poor it may create or contribute to an already present zinc deficiency. Zinc does help regulate acne, so I suppose if you were low in zinc and a bit too quick to visit Ms. Hand, it would exacerbate your zinc related acne problem. If you get enough zinc...I wouldn't pay this any mind.

Fun fact: 1 oyster contains enough zinc to replace the amount lost due to 1 ejaculation.

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Is it my imagination or could this Zinc i'm takin be makin me twice as horny?

It sucks coz i aint currently got a GF an aint even been able to go out to meet any, or even with friends for the past month. Work, tired, all the usual solid excuses.

ARGHHH!!!

Well, saves me goin to the gym i guess. :roll:

-Gaz

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Well, saves me goin to the gym i guess.  

LOL...i think i would go wouldnt wanna walk around with forearms bigger than my thighs

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i would have to agree with steve on this one. after wanking i find my face more red the next day or so, and with a couple new pimples popping out. ive went for a while and my face started nicely clearing up, then bam, wank wank, and there came sum redness and new pimples. based on my own experience im gonna stop, just cause ive seen it happen many times to myself.

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The problem with admitting to masturbation is that everyone automatically assumes you're a wanker!

No seriously, I've no noticed any correlation between the two. Besides, who the hell is gonna go without sex for the rest of their lives to stop geting acne? There are other ways of dealing with the problem that won't cause you to walk around with a raging stiffy all day....

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