Normal Penis Size

The average human penis size measures approximately 9 cm when not erect. An erected penis size ranges between 13 cm to 18 cm. There may be slightly up and down in these measures as penis size varies according to race and men.

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Is it possible to correct a micropenis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old male with a micropenis since birth. I underwent a testosterone test which revealed that my testosterone levels are completely normal, though my sex hormone-binding globulin level is low. My mother gave me a history of exposure to pesticides when she was pregnant wit...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iCliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. 1) Firstly, the average length of a stretched penis without erection is 12 cm. 2) Secondly, there is no medication to enlarge the penis, and even testosterone can never increase the penis length. Testosterone might be ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for swollen veins on my penis shaft?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a healthy 33 year old male. I have sex regularly and masturbate regularly. Over the years, I dabbled in penis enlargement exercises. I quit doing them a while back because I felt it was causing a damage to the penis. Recently, I used a cock ring, but for not more than ten minute...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the images sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). If there is a pain of veins, especially when you touch them, or any signs of inflammation, only then it is a thrombophlebitis of veins. In your case, it could be thrombophlebitis, but...  Read Full »

Does the length and width of the penis play an essential role in female pleasure during sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a virgin and will be married soon. I wanted to be at my best for my future wife. I have an average-sized penis (5 inches erect, 3.5 - 4 inches girth). I was attempting traction devices to improve my endowment. However, I stumbled across articles by women about preferring average-...  Read Full »


Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I studied your problem carefully. You have to understand one crucial aspect of the vagina. It is like an elastic, which can stretch depending on the length and width of the penis. There are nerves only upto 3 inches in the vagina; that is, only the front portion of the...  Read Full »

I have a small penis and I have never had sex before. Will I be able to satisfy women?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35-year-old male. I have a small penis. It is about 4.3 inches. I am planning to get married soon. I have proposals of taller girls than me, and I have never had sex before. Will it be easy for me to satisfy women who are taller than me? I think women like longer penes. And I a...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. I would like to tell you that your size is average size and need not worry about it. Size has no role in intercourse. Any size larger than 3.2 inches are considered normal for the average population. Re...  Read Full »

My penis is too small. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16 year old boy. I have a short penis. Should I take any medicines?  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are a perfectly healthy adult male, then there is no reason for your penis size to be small. Mostly all men go through this phase where they feel their penis size is smaller. This thought will hamper their sexual life. If on an erect state, your penis size...  Read Full »

I am taking homeopathic medicine to increase the size of the penis, but there is no change. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, When the penis is not erected, it is very small in size. There is no medication history, but the size is very small when not erected. After erection also the size is not very big, but is normal, however. Other things like urination and ejaculation are completely fine. I previously consu...  Read Full »


Dr. D. V. R. Poosha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is nothing wrong. If the penis is more than 4 inches in erect condition, then it is normal. It may be very small without an erection. Please know that there are no medicines to increase penis size. Penis growth stops around the age of 16 to 17 years. Thereafter no po...  Read Full »

Will phimosis interfere with penile growth and reduce the stretchability of the foreskin?

Query: Hi doctor, When I was around 8-year-old, I had a sharp pain after masturbating and had a little blood from my foreskin. My foreskin was once extremely stretchy and was able to retract extremely easily became so tight that it would not even retract when flaccid. If memory serves correctly, this caus...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The condition you have is phimosis which is tightness of foreskin prevent easy retraction. It is not usually interfering with penile growth. Treatment of phimosis starts with medical treatment by applying hydrocortisone cream and rub it on foreskin twice daily and to ...  Read Full »

Will a small penis of girth three and a half-inch affect sexual life?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20-year-old. My penis is 5" in length and 3.5" in girth. I am not worried about my length, but I am worried about my girth. Is my girth below average? Is it going to affect my sex life? Out of interest, I tried a condom, and it felt a little loose. That made me worry about my gir...  Read Full »


Dr. C Sharath Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is within normal limits. Do not worry. It is called a small penis (SP). For increasing the girth of the penis, the following treatments are available: 1) Use a vacuum pump or hydro pneumo vacuum pump. Use a graduated cylinder. Mark your penis size on the first da...  Read Full »

How can we increase the size of penis without surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a small penis, and when not erect, the foreskin covers the penis entirely. Can you please help me with my concern?  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Kindly check the size of your penis with a scale or share pictures with a scale next to the penis, and only erect penis size matters. Many Research says the average length of a flaccid penis is 3.61 inches, while the average length of an ...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for short penis and how to enlarge it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old, and I am concerned about the size of my penis. My penis is very short in length and girth compared to the average size. I have read articles on the internet regarding this. As a teenager, I am undergoing bullying and peer pressure. So I request you to give me a solutio...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. May I know the exact size of your erected penis?  Read Full »

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