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How do you know if your 11 month old son is masturbating? I have a hunch that my son does it but I want to know how sure can I be if he is. He rubs his hands agains his diaper while making noises, sweats & even turns red at time he has been doing it for 2 months now & he mostly does it when he wants to go to sleep.

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replied January 14th, 2017
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. According to behavioural sciences even infants masturbate and its nothing to be concerned about. Its pretty normal and perfectly human.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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