HomeAnswersSexologypenis shrinkageI am 24 years old and have noticed that my penis has been shrinking even when it is erect. What can I do about this?

Can maintaining a healthy lifestyle, avoiding smoking, and using penis pumps help increase penile size?


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Published At December 12, 2023
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Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I am 24 years old, and I have recently noticed that my penis has been shrinking, and even when it is erect, it appears smaller than its normal size. What can I do about this?


Welcome to icliniq.com.

I understand your concern. Before we proceed, may I clarify if you are experiencing any pain or discomfort in the affected area? It is important to note that penis size can vary depending on several factors, such as age and level of arousal. However, if you are experiencing a consistent decrease in penis size and are concerned about the issue, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional who can properly assess your situation and provide appropriate guidance. In the meantime, here are some general tips that may be beneficial:

  1. Maintain a healthy diet and exercise routine.

  2. Avoid smoking, as it can cause damage to blood vessels that supply the penis.

  3. Reduce stress levels through activities such as meditation or yoga.

  4. Consider using penis pumps, which can temporarily increase penile size. However, it is important to use these devices with caution and only as directed by a medical professional.

Thank you. I hope your queries are resolved and any further queries are welcome.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Vandana Andrews
Dr. Vandana Andrews

General Practitioner

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