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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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. Poosha Darbha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 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 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 Sr

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

How to increase my penis size?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 18 years now. I did regular masturbation since 16 years of age, and now my penis is 11 cm (when it is tight). At the age of 18, I want to increase my penis size by 3/4 cm.   Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First of all, I like to inform you that masturbation is a completely normal activity, and it does not affect the penis size in any manner. Secondly, the normal size of erected penis is somewhere between 3-6 inches (7.5-15 cm), and your size falls well within the rang...  Read Full »

Is total testosterone of 232.84 ng/dL low for a 20-year-old male?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 20-year-old male with a weight of 120 kilograms and a height of six feet four inches. I have a total testosterone level of 232.84 ng/dL. Is it low for my age? What can I do to increase my testosterone levels? I have a penis size of 5.5 inches during erection and the penis at flaccid...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is important to know the levels of free testosterone levels other than total testosterone. You can get a better insight when you know your free testosterone levels. Regarding total testosterone levels, it is perfectly normal and you do not ...  Read Full »

Frequent masturbation caused decrease in the size of the penis and testis. How to treat it?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 27 years old and I am unmarried. I never had sex with a girl but I masturbate a lot. My penis size has got decreased to about three inches. When I masturbate, it comes back to my original size for two minutes. My size of the testis has got decreased. Now the size of the testis is simi...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can read your emotional pain and I am sorry. But you definitely need sonography of your testicles and other tests to be done by a urologist. You will definitely know the information that masturbation is not healthy. It causes harm even when it is done occasionally. Yo...  Read Full »

Will penis grow after 20 years of age?

Query: Hi, i'm 20 yrs old Hieght 5'10" and wieght is 95Kg. I'm worried about my penis size I'm getting married in July 2021. Because of this stress I'm now facing ED even from last two weeks. I got my FSH and Testesterone Tests done. FSH is 4 and Testesterone is 6.5. Which are normal according to given Re...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hi You appear to be normal. your penis size is normal. Don't worry about the size of penis. The penis appears slightly short in overweight persons. It is normal and nothing to worry. If erect penis is more than 3 inches it is sufficient to satisfy a woman. You are unnecessarily worried about a non...  Read Full »

Can a man with varicocele get a woman pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old male. I was diagnosed to have grade 1 varicocele. I attached USG report. Can varicocele cause infertility? From the report, kindly let me know my testicle size. Is my testicle size normal? Recently, I have been putting weight, especially my lower body increases more tha...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have insignificant varicocele and that will not affect fertility. Your testicle size is normal. Testosterone level is low normal. Penis size of more than 3.5 inches is normal. For fat in the lower body and for low testosterone you need to do the following blood tests....  Read Full »

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