Can an Orgasm Relieve a Stuffy Nose?

Playing Can Orgasm Relieve a Stuffy Nose?

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The Doctors answer your most embarrassing questions and address one man's question about whether there is a connection between self-pleasuring and relieving a stuffy nose.

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Skyler says that he discovered that self-plesuring helps with his nasal congestion, but his wife Kelli is not buying it. They have come to The Doctors for some answers.

Ear, nose and throat specialist Dr. Andrew Ordon performs a nasal endoscopy on Skyler to determine if there are any underlying issues. He says Skyler has some generalized congestion and a deviated septum.

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But is there any connection between masturbation and congestion relief?

Urologist Dr. Aaron Spitz says, "Absolutely yes... when you reach climax... there's a sudden surge of adrenaline that is making those parts squeeze out the semen and is also making muscles all over the body squeeze, including the tiny little muscles of the nose and makes those blood vessels close up, so they stop seeping out the snot. And, it's a real effect. It doesn't last forever, but it probably lasts long enough to fall asleep."