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Doctor insights on: Do Penile Implants Make Your Penis Shorter

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Dr. John Landi
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


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Do penile implants affect the overall size of the penis or just the hardness?

Do penile implants affect the overall size of the penis or just the hardness?

No: Contrary to popular misconception, penile implants do not increase the length of the penis. They only increased the ability to have vaginal penetration and normal intercourse. ...Read more

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Will a penile implant make my penis larger?

Will a penile implant make my penis larger?

Diminished Size: By the nature of how an implant works, there is expected to be a decrease in length, though not substantial. These implants are only used for creating a usable erection for patients unable to do so with medications or injections. Once you have an implant, you will forever require an implant. No more natural erections will occur. ...Read more

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Penile implant 10/30: penis still painfull, glans ultra sensitive, pain meds don't work. Can desensitizing gel be used on penis to dull pain? 20% benz

Yes: As long as you are not having fever, redness, or unusual swelling than a topical agent can be considered. Ask a compounding pharmacy to make blt, a combo of benzocaine, Lidocaine and tetracaine. Your doc can order it. ...Read more

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Will an implant make my penis bigger?

Will an implant make my penis bigger?

Here are some ...: Penile implant is the last resort of care for erectile dysfunction but would not increase the length and girth of the penis. The length of penile implant is individually measured and decided during implanting and its girth is the same as pre-made at its manufacturing. Detail? Ask implanting urologist... So, realistic expectation is paramount and essential. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my guy has a penis implant?

How can I tell if my guy has a penis implant?

Feels hard non-erect: Penis should be soft when it is flaccid. There is a condition called Peyronie's disease where men can have a hard plaque on top of penis under the skin. Penile implant goes full length of penis and never goes soft. Of course, you could always ask him. Penile implants are better than erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your guy has a penis implant?

How can you tell if your guy has a penis implant?

Permanently hard: Some are solid & flexible, others inflatable. Inflatable ones have pump control device in the scrotum which can be felt separate fro testicles. Penis with implant will never feel soft. Means he can perform ad infinitum! ...Read more

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What kind of surgeries and implants are available to make my penis bigger and longer?

None...: Although political correctness & commercialism have geared up your admiration and even respect toward a bigger and longer penis, which alone has been not a deciding factor for happiness. In realistic living, a wise man should just adopt & treasure what he got, and adapt to it for life so to make the best use out of it. Don't let fantasy drive us into the land of mistiness & loss. ...Read more

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Do penis implants need to be replaced every so often?

Do penis implants need to be replaced every so often?

No: Not unless there's a mechanical failure or an infection. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a penis implant for cosmetic reasons (to get longer or wider)?

Never: A penile implant is never placed for cosmetic reasons in a patient who has normal erections. Implants do not make the penis bigger; they only allow rigidity to the penis sufficient for penetration for intercourse. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take medications like Cialis or viagra (sildenafil) with a penis implant?

Penile prosthesis: Its not that it's unsafe, but more so that it doesn't make sense. A penile prosthesis completely replaces the erectile chambers. There is very little to be gained by taking pde-5 inhibitors after having a penile prosthesis implanted. If the prosthesis is not creating full erections, see your urologist. There may be a problem with the device. ...Read more

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My scrotum sack is mosit and sore.I had a penis implant 15 years a ago could that be some of my ploblem?

My scrotum sack is mosit and sore.I had a penis implant 15 years a ago could that be some of my ploblem?

MOIST SCROTUM: A common cause of moisture of the scrotum is obesity and yiest. Diabetes can increase the risk of both of these entities. The prosthesis is a treatment of the e.D.. E.D. Can also be caused by obesity and diabetes. Absorbtive supportive underwear, close monitoring and treatment of diabetes and treatment of the yiest with antifungals with steroid preps can help. ...Read more

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My scrotum is moist and sore .I had a penis implant 15 years ago could it be a problem.The implant works good.?

My scrotum is moist and sore .I had a penis implant 15 years ago could it be a problem.The implant works good.?

Seek evaluation.: Given that you had prior surgery in the area, and that you have a prosthetic, it is very important to get evaluated to make sure you don't have an infection. Any infections, especially if they involve a foreign body such as a penile implant, should be treated early and with the right antibiotic. If the infection progresses too far, the implant may need to be removed. ...Read more

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My penis is short what is the best way to have sex?

My penis is short  what is the best way to have sex?

Have Sex: Do not concern your self with the size of your penis because you can do much about. A loving and understanding partner will enjoy the intimacy irrespective of the size of your penis. Enjoy life ...Read more

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Because of a man short penis, could that be a reason on why a woman can't get pregnant?

Because of a man short penis, could that be a reason on why a woman can't get pregnant?

Not unless there : Is a micropenis ; it literally isn't reaching to the vagina. Sperm deposited at any depth in the vagina can swim upstream. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormally small penis. The following also describes me: Short stature. What should I do?

I am experiencing  abnormally small penis. The following also describes me: Short stature. What should I do?

Body Image: First please see a Doctor to determine what is "normal" about size. If you continue to have bad feelings about your body it would be good to consult with a Clinical Psychologist to get help. Medication can also help when added to psychotherapy. ...Read more

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For male is there any long trem or short term diet to increase or strengthen sperm count and elongation of penis?

For male is there any long trem or short term diet to increase or strengthen sperm count and elongation of penis?

No: Losing weight and eating healthy will always optimize all of your body's functions, but there is no diet, pill or supplement that will elongate you penis. Be happy with what you have; it's better than nothing isn't it? ...Read more

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My Boyfriend rub his penis with his shorts outside my underwear and pants is there a possibility that I will be pregnant?

My Boyfriend rub his penis with his shorts outside my underwear and pants is there a possibility that I will be pregnant?

Doubtful: That would be some pretty determined sperm. If the male ejaculated right by your vagina without any barrier it may be possible but highly unlikely. As always if you are concerned and miss a period. Take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My penis has gotten wider (girth) and shorter (length) after getting punched there 4 months ago. And ejaculation hurts and erections sometimes hurt?

My penis has gotten wider (girth) and shorter (length) after getting punched there 4 months ago. And ejaculation hurts and erections sometimes hurt?

See urologist: It would be best for you to see a urologist to see if some damage has been done to your penis that can be treated. You should not be having pain with erections and ejaculations. ...Read more

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Why my penis-head is so short?

Why my penis-head is so short?

Penis size variable : Some men just have small heads of penis, just like some men are tall ; others short. Unless you are uncircumcised with phimosis ; can't retract foreskin so that exposed head (glans) looks small. Or you have so called micr-penis, where entire penis is small ; short. ...Read more

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Will prostate surgery make my penis shorter?

Will prostate surgery make my penis shorter?

Depends: Radical prostatectomy performed for prostate cancer can cause decreased penile length. Surgeries performed from benign prostatic disease not affect penile length. ...Read more

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Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more