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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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What are the methods to increase penis size?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis size is small. Please advise what can be done.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The size of the penis has no roles in sexual intercourse. Even a person with a small penis but good erection can satisfy any girl. Only a few centimeters of the vaginal wall has sensitivity. What is the size of your penis? If your erection is normal, then stop worryi...  Read Full »

Can I increase my penis length to six inches?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis size is 4 inches when erect but all my friends have a length of 5.5 to 6. I feel embarrassed in front of my fiance. Can I increase it to 6 inches because I think that nothing is impossible? Is there any way? I also suffered erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. The s...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read and understood your problem. There is no medically proven treatment to increase the penis size. It cannot be increased, unless you have hormonal problems like if the serum (blood) testosterone and LH are low. Size of the penis varies from person to person, lik...  Read Full »

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 with...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern.Firstly, the average length of a stretched penis without erection is 4.7 inches. Secondly, there is no medication to enlarge the penis, and even testosterone can never increase the penis length. Testosterone might be req...  Read Full »

I am a 23-year-old male, and I feel my penis has become small. Should I be concerned about it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old male. My weight is 163 lbs and my height is 5.9 feet. For the last two months, I feel like my private parts have become small and smooth. It used to be 5 inches but now it measures only about 3.5 inches. No medicines have helped and I have not taken any tests. Is thi...  Read Full »

Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. First I would like to clarify that the size, thickness, and hardness of the penis never matter in sexual intercourse. Love and passion are the things that matter and determine sexual pleasure. Usually, in flaccid conditions, the size will...  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 Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

What is the average penis size?

Query: Hello doctor, Is my penis considered small since it is 6.1 inches erect and 5 inches in girth, and 1.7 inches wide?  Read Full »

Dr. Gokul Vignesh Kandaswamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Measurements of the penis size of yours are actually completely normal. In fact, the measurements you have given are exactly the average quoted in literature. Also to note it is more common for men with average size penis to worry more than men with actual small size p...  Read Full »

Do penis extender works for everyone?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been using high quality, highly rated penis extender for two days for eight hours a day and no for the past three weeks now. Do these things really work? Is it possible to experience penis shortening instead of enlarging? A month ago, I was 7” but now I am almost at 7”.  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I want to know the reason for which you are using a penile extender. Do you have a very decent size why you want to increase it further? It is like your height is 6 feet but you want it to be 6.3. Everything you do has got side effects. If not done properly can lead to...  Read Full »

Is the leakage in my penis due to jelqing or masturbating?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old male. I have little penis (3 inches) and for increasing my penis size, I do stretching exercises like jelqing and on doing jelqing, I have leakage in my penis and I do masturbate 3 times a week and jelqing time duration is five days in a week and I also do exercise f...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your reports are normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So, no medicine will help. Height and penis size cannot be increased at your age. Masturbation is normal and not harmful. Be careful while doing jelqing. If you do it vigorously you may damage ...  Read Full »

My penis is 4 inches when erect with tight forskin. Kindly suggest solution to increase the size.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old. I have problems with my penis it is 4 inches when erect and the foreskin is very tight and sometimes I feel pain while urinating. Are there any methods to increase the size of the penis?  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Coming back to your query, I will let you know that the average penile size (erect) is 4.7 inches so your's should be quite normal. If you do not have difficulty with intercourse and your partner is satisfied then I do not think there is a need for any medications. (medic...  Read Full »

Why is my penis size small as that of a child?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis is very small (1.1 to 1.9 inches). It is the size of a child. My age is 23. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Penis length is usually measured in an erect state and is between 2 to 6 inches normally. What we see in porn videos is not normal. For females, only outer two inches of the vagina has sensation. So for successful intercourse, any penis length more than 2 inches is adequa...  Read Full »

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