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Is this my fault or my bodies?

I'm 18 and I've been masturbating for about 3 years now. It has never hurt for me to masturbate before and about a month ago it has started hurting,really bad. I dont know whether to go to the doctor and it be awkward between my mom or just stop for a little while? If you have any other suggestions that would be great too.
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Not sure if anyone has responded to you or not but, if you haven't sought out your GYN, it wouldn't be such a bad idea, there maybe some reason to explain your pain. If you haven't I would just  take a little break in the pleasing area for a little while, and try again. If problem still occurs definitely reach out to your GYN.
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I'm 13 and the same thing is happening with me, it wakes me up from extreme pain. Like a period cramp but worse.
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