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A transgender man may become the first to receive a penis transplant. Doctors say it would be a ‘quantum leap’ for surgical medicine.

Surgeons are looking to perform the world's first-ever penis transplant on a transgender man.  Dr. Curtis Cetrulo, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, told MedPage Today it would be a "quantum leap" for surgery.  Only a handful of successful penis transplants have ever been performed on cisgender men who have lost their […]

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Why do I have bumps on the side of my penis?

The answer to your question will depend on whether the bumps are new or painful and what the bumps look like. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to tell exactly what the bumps could be without a health care provider seeing them. One important question is whether or not you have been sexually active with another person […]

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Hi I am 14 years old and I am a circumcised male however I am really concerned about my penis size because I am only 3.8 inches erect and this is while going through puberty because my voice has broken and I have developed a lot of hair everywhere but I just want to know how to make my penis bigger even if it is unhealthy because it is really getting me down.

It can be very frustrating if you feel “different” then your friends however, everyone develops at different stages. Some guys go through puberty on the early side and others develop on the older side, and then some develop sometime in the middle, which is considered the “average” time. Regardless, it takes about 4-6 years for […]

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I’ve accidentally seen my friends penis and it made me start wondering if mine is too small. My penis is 3 inches flaccid and around 4 inches erect. My friends talk about how their penis is 6-7 inches flaccid and I was wondering if my penis is too small or if it will grow to a normal size. I am also late to grow in height and get hair and have a deeper voice.

It’s important to understand that the size of your penis is determined by genetic traits that are inherited by your parents– similar to your height, eye color, and skin tone. Research studies that have been done list the average adult penis size as about 5 and 6 inches when fully erect, as measured from the lowest […]