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Penile Enlargement Surgery, Why do men need it?

March 17th, 2020

Penile Enlargement Surgery, Why do men need it?

There are many different reasons why men elect to undergo penile enlargement surgery. In addition to the stigma attached to having an unusually small penis, men can suffer from various other issues related to penis size. What’s more, enlargement surgery can be done as a corrective measure to fix issues caused by various other conditions that relate to the penis. In general, it’s safe to say that each man’s decision to undergo penile enlargement surgery is unique.

While one man may simply feel that his penis size is inadequate to satisfy his partner, another man may choose to undergo the surgery because of a proven medical condition. As with any surgery, men should weigh the risks and the benefits before coming to any decisions, and speak at length with their physician and the potential surgeon before getting the surgery. Penile enlargement surgery has helped many men in the past, but it should not be undertaken without all of the proper consideration.

Issues of Inadequacy

Many men consider penile enlargement surgery due to feelings of inadequacies. In conversations, most will state a sense of anxiousness when discussing the size of their member. A lot are fed up with the stigma of an undersized penis or feelings of insecurities.

  • There is a misconception about a normal penis being undersized.
  • This can be untrue in many instances.
  • The “average” size is often overestimated and causes unease in normal men.
  • Men may feel as though they are smaller than others, causing a depreciation of self-confidence.
  • There may be a worry as to if they are satisfying their partner and performing.
  • While barbaric, a smaller size can make one feel like less of a man.

While the “average” size has been stated in our previous article, many still feel as though they are a false victim of a small penis. The only way to relieve this stress and set the record straight is to have a professional consultation with a doctor and discuss your case specifically. Penile enlargement surgery is a great option for many men.

Medical Issues That Could Be Solved By Penile Enlargement Surgery

Medical issues can arise from having a smaller than average penis and warrant an enlargement surgery.

  • Obesity: a larger gut can give the illusion of a smaller penis. This can be corrected by a diet and exercise, not needing a procedure.
  • Dysmorphia: the perception of body defects that don’t exist- similar to anorexia. While a surgeon can tell you you’re average, a therapist can help you to work through this.
  • Micropenis: a congenital disorder in which the penis is under-sized and should be corrected with surgery.
  • Peyronie’s disease: causes a small penis and can be corrected with surgery.
  • Other causes could be from retractions due to prostate cancer or other illnesses.

These are a few examples of medical conditions that need a consultation with an expert surgeon to help diagnose. While not all are treated by surgery, when it can help, it can be a life-changing procedure to not only restore self-confidence but also improve your health as well.

When it comes to choosing the right procedure and the best-experienced surgeon for your penile enlargement surgery, you need to do your research while considering the goals that you are looking to achieve.

Alternatives to Surgery

Surgery is an option for many, but there are alternatives to consider as well. Some options are pills, lotions, pumps, and certain stretches.

Pills and Lotions:

A combination of vitamins, herbs, and hormones to help increase the size. Different products have varying degrees of success. Depending on the content, it can have different effects. Hormones can help to increase the size and help with erections, lotions can increase circulation and herbs have varying effects to help with size. Studies are being extensively conducted on different products to help see what is most effective.


Vacuum pumps are designed to draw blood flow to the penis and increase size. This is useful in treatment for erectile dysfunction and achieving an erection. It’s a great, instant and temporary effect. This works as a temporary boost to the size, but overuse can cause damage to the sensitive tissues and the effect doesn’t last.


Some exercises such as manual manipulation from the base to the head can increase size. It does so by pushing blood from the base upwards and can give an appearance of increased size. Studies are out as to if this has long term effects and caution is given to overuse.


Using a stretcher or extension device, also known as penile traction, can give extra length. Studies have shown preliminary success but are still being studied for long term use. Caution is suggested for this to be used only with professional advice to ensure proper technique. It does offer an option for men at home.

The best thing that you could do is to consult with a professional. After speaking to a doctor, you can see what your needs are. After an exam and measuring, you’ll see if you are normal, what procedures, and the best solutions for you. During your talk, you’ll find out if you need anything and can ease your conscience.


Penile Enlargement Surgery FAQ

Is penile enlargement possible?

YES! There are surgical alternatives to increase size and girth. Receiving an expert consultation can help to determine the best option for you and what results to expect.

How does Penis Enlargement Surgery work?

There are two main methods for penile enlargement.

  1. The suspensory ligament can be cut. This is a ligament that attaches the penis to the hip. When cut, it can add length to the penis when flaccid. This adds length.
  2. Fat transplanting can be performed. Fat can be moved from one area of the body to the penis. This adds girth/width to the penis.

Each of these has its risks and rewards. After speaking with a professional plastic surgeon, you can discuss what method works best for you and how it can improve your size.

How many inches can penile enlargement surgery add?

On average, a penile enlargement surgery can add two inches to the length and an inch in girth. To see what works best for you and your situation, you’ll need an expert consultation to determine what can be done for you.

What determines penis growth?

During puberty, your penis begins to grow. It will continue to grow until around age 18. It is dependent on your hormone levels and genetics.

What is the average penis size?

A flaccid penis can vary in size. The length can be anywhere from 3 to four inches. When erect, it can increase with a variation of 5 to 7 inches in length. The average girth is from 3.5-4 inches in diameter.

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