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What is a micropenis?

What is a micropenis?

Abnormal small penis: Officially 2 1/2 standard deviations smaller than stretched mean erect human size of 12.5cm (5inches), thus ...Read more

Small Penis (Definition)

Small penis is a feature in which a person has a penis appearing too small ...Read more


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What defines a micropenis?

What defines a micropenis?

Very small penis: Otherwise normal in appearance & not hypospadiac or epispadiac penises which are otherwise abnormal. Size definition is somwhat subjective, but, severely small compared to child's body size. Streched flaccid lenght (pushing down on pubic bone to tip of glans) should be more than 2.5cm in a term or 7 1/2 lb otherwise normal newborn. Below 2.5cm can be considered a micropenis. ...Read more

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Micropenis question can I get my family started?

Micropenis question can I get my family started?

See below: As long as you have normal testicular function. You should not have an impairment of fertility. ...Read more

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What are the options for people with micropenis ?

What are the options for people with micropenis ?

First, see urologist: Micropenis is something an occasional boy is born with. The doctor doing the newborn exam can tell if a penis is tiny. If a penis is normal-sized at birth, his own growth hormone and testosterone keep his penis growing until adulthood. A smaller-than-average penis is normal and not a micropenis, which is really tiny. A true micropenis is cared for by pediatricians, endocrinologists, urologists. ...Read more

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What are the technical determinations for a micropenis?

What are the technical determinations for a micropenis?

Extremely small one: In my opinion, stretched flaccid length from pubis to tip of penis of 2.5 cm. In a full-term baby & less than 4 cm approaching puberty. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a micropenis and can't deal with it?

What to do if I have a micropenis and can't deal with it?

Need supportive help: from a sex counselor, psychologist or psychiatrist with experience in these matters. Also sympathetic partner/s. ...Read more

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On sono they think that baby has micropenis what do I do!?

On sono they think that baby has micropenis what do I do!?

See below: Try to relax. Once your child is born, the examination will give a lot of useful information. If there is still a concern, then your child's doctor will discuss what needs to be done. Most likely, a consult from a pediatric urologist, and possible endocrine doctor will be needed. I have seen this a couple of times over the years, and the child was normal, but just had a small penis. ...Read more

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Please help? Is the micropenis condition in men hereditary?

Please help? Is the micropenis condition in men hereditary?

Usually not: However fathers with small penises often have sons with similar small penises. Men with true micropenises often have endocrine problems which makes them sub-fertile. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any cure for micropenis?

Please let me know if there is any cure for micropenis?

Unfortunately: There is no cure for adults with micropenis. Testosterone shots can be given to prepubertal boys. Nothing works after puberty/. ...Read more