Short Penis

Short penis or micro penis is a genital or hormonal abnormality of the penis diagnosed in childhood. In this, the size of the penis is atypically short (i.e., less than 2.5 standard deviations below the mean). It is diagnosed by physical examination and family history. Treatment is started with a small dosage of testosterone followed by other hormonal treatments. Surgical treatment includes phalloplasty (reconstruction).

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Why is my penis small and does not have an adult type despite normal hormonal assays?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 23-year-old male. My height is 170 cm, and my weight is 75 kg. My penis size is small, and it does not have an adult type. I did some hormonal assays, and the values of LH and FH were normal. The scrotal ultrasound showed my testicular volume as 10 mL.Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Many research says that the average length of a flaccid penis is 3.61 inches, while the average size of an erect penis is 5.16 inches. The flaccid penis length of less than 1.6 inches or an erect penis length of less than 3 inches should be considered small and need ...  Read Full »

How to enlarge my penis size?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old. I got married six months back but I am not satisfied with my sex relationships because my penis is so small and not getting up for more time. So, please give me any suitable advice which can help my penis to get large and satisfy me and my partner.  Read Full »

Dr. Md Kamrul Hasan Sajib

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your problems carefully. Your complaints are of small penis and less pleasure in sex. At first, you have to know details about sex and female orgasm. Normal sexual time is 2 to 5 minutes. Sometimes, it may be more or less. And sexual pleasure not depends on ...  Read Full »

Is it possible to increase the size of my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, The size of my penis is very small. Is it possible to increase it? If possible, what do I have to do? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is no point in worrying about the size of the penis as it is not the length or thickness of the penis which decides if a male is fertile and does better sex. It is normal if your penis is 10-11 cm long while erect. Average penis size is 8.8 cm (3.5 inches) when f...  Read Full »

I am a 32-year-old male. My penis size is too small and thin. Can I improve the size to normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old male with a small and thin penis. Can I improve my penis size? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. The average length of the penis varies from 2.5 to 4 inches in the flaccid state and 4.5 to 6.5 inches in the erect state with a one-inch diameter. Studies recommended flaccid penis length of less than 1.6 inches ...  Read Full »

How to increase penis girth to fit in a standard condom?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis is too skinny and the length is normal but, I cannot wear a standard condom as it is loose because the girth of my penis is very less. How to increase girth? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi,Welcome to read your query and understand your concern. There is no bulking agent or device to enlarge the penis. No medications can do that as well. I have treated many people who tried to inject their penis with oil. They had a big problem with hard skin and repeated inflammation,...  Read Full »

Does diabetes affect penile size?

Query: Hi doctor,My penis is shrinking day by day and I have high diabetes.   Read Full »

Dr. Vedprakash Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Control your blood sugar level and do a blood flow doppler study on the penis.   Read Full »

How to increase my penis size when flaccid?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 23-years-old. My penis size is the same as it is in my childhood. When it erects, the size is increased to 10 cm and cannot remove my foreskin. My testosterone level is 5.7 ng/ml. But the size of the testis is normal, and the count of semen also normal. The mood is again coming like...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. The penis size depends on other sexual characteristics such as axillary hair and pubic hair as well. Do you have normal physiological body growth? If it has not increased as a single inch, it can be due to hormo...  Read Full »

Why is the size of my flaccid penis so small?

Query: Hello doctor, My problem is, I guess, a silly problem, but one that has bothered me almost my entire adult life. I am a 35 year old and my flaccid penis, most of the time is less than 2 inches long. If I adjust it or wiggle it some, it will come out and be about 3 to 4 inches. But then, it will just...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Relax and do not worry. Please send images of your penis and pubic area so that I can suggest better. Also, are you sexually active? Does your female partner complain about size? Revert with more information to a urologist online -->  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 ...  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 »

Can a vibrator damage and shrink my penis?

Query: Hello doctor,I used a vibrator on my penis for 30 to 40 minutes and the result is that the hardness of my penis is gone and the length reduced a lot. Now, I am unable to have sex with my partner. Can you tell me any medicine for recovering from this situation and make my penis as it was before?  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Since how long are you using the vibrator and why? Was it prescribed by a doctor? Occasional use should not cause any problem. I suggest you take tablet Tadalafil 10 mg one hour before sexual activity. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start ...  Read Full »

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