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A 18-year-old male asked:

If a 13 almost 14 year old boy is in puberty and is gaining height and weight and his penis is only 3" long when flaccid , when will it start growing?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Bennett
32 years experience
Penile growth: This is one of the last changes of puberty.
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Dr. Liuska Pesce
25 years experience
Testicular volume?: Physical exam is needed to determine degree of testicular volume for prediction of additional development.
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If a 13 year old is worrying his penis is not growing, and he is almost 14 and penis is 3inch length, 3inch girth when flaccid, what should I tell him?
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Not to worry: Tell him not to worry. Flaccid lengths are not usually used for measurements. His girth is fine. His penis will continue to grow during puberty.
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A male asked:
Hey, Im a 14 Year Old Boy Who Is going through puberty. On my penis on the skin only their are these small tiny dots. These dots never hurt. ?
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Last updated May 4, 2021

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