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What is the average penis size flacid? Erected?

What is the average penis size flacid? Erected?

Average penis size: Size varies considerably, especially flaccid length which varies with temperature. Caucasian men average length 3.5 inches flaccid & 5.4 inches erect Circumference flaccid 3.6 inches & 4.5 inches erect. My clinical experience has been that African Americans & Afro-Carribeans on average have larger penises than Caucasians & Asians have smaller ones. Journal of Sexual Medicine Vol 11, pgs 93-101 ...Read more

Flaccid (Definition)

Paralysis in which muscle tone is lacking in the affected muscles and in which tendon reflexes ...Read more


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I'm 24 years old, 66 inches tall and 186lbs. Have a very small penis. 2inches flacid and maybe 4.5 on erection. Its thin too. Urologist or endocrine?

I'm 24 years old, 66 inches tall and 186lbs. Have a very small penis. 2inches flacid and maybe 4.5 on erection. Its thin too. Urologist or endocrine?

Endocrinologist or..: An endocrinologist, a pediatric endocrinologist, or an adolescent medicine doctor all have experience with the normal development of boys to men. One concern is whether or not there is low sex hormones. But sometimes, a smaller penis is normal or may run in the family. If all else in life is normal, including sexual function, then a 4.5 inch penis should still work fine. ...Read more

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Should the a penis grow a lot from flaccid to erect?

Should the a penis grow a lot from flaccid to erect?

Enlarge, Yes: Penis gets engorged with blood during an erection and thus becomes much larger. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a hard flaccid state of the penis?

No: No, hard and flaccid are opposites. You can be going from hard to flaccid or flaccid to hard and stay that way for a while, but that would be a transition state. ...Read more

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How long is the average flaccid penis girth in adult males?

How long is the average flaccid penis girth in adult males?

Flaccid Penis: This measurement is one that is not consistent in one man, let alone across a population. It varies based upon temperature, sexual activity, and a variety of other things. ...Read more

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Why is my penis so small flaccid but grows a lot when erect?

Why is my penis so small flaccid but grows a lot when erect?

From empty to full: A flaccid penis has empty corpora cavernosa (penile dods), with erection these fill with blood. Penis becomes inflated and thus is much larger when erect. Analogy is filling a balloon with air. ...Read more

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Why doesn't a large flaccid penis grow as much as a small one?

Why doesn't a large flaccid penis grow as much as a small one?

Some penises equal: In size when erect "shrink" more when flaccid. This means more blood drains form the smaller flaccid penis than from the penis that remains larger when flaccid if both were same size when erect. Similar to why two people of same hight and weight will run at different top speeds. ...Read more

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Is it normal when your penis is flaccid it hurts in the briefs?

No: Genital pain has many causes. Underwear is not a likely suspect.. See a doctor for checking this out. ...Read more

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Can my boyfriends penis actually grow much from flaccid to erect?

Can my boyfriends penis actually grow much from flaccid to erect?

No: The process of erection involves the engorgement of the penis with blood but does not change the structural elemens of the penis. So while of course, the penis enlarges with erection, afterwards it is back to the normal state and repeated erections will not produce permanent basic enlargement. ...Read more

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