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Is It Normal to Have an Erection When Waking Up?

I always get an erection almost every morning when I wake up. Is this normal?

Yes, it's completely normal to have an erection when waking up in the morning. In fact, guys often have about 3 to 5 erections each night while they sleep — they're just not aware of them.

Reviewed by: KidsHealth Medical Experts
Date Reviewed: Jun 17, 2019

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