Can I make my penis bigger?

Let's get to grips with his important part of the body.

Can I make my penis bigger?

The short answer is no - you're pretty much stuck with what you've got.

But there are surgical interventions that are promoted as delivering length and girth, however this appears to be a high-risk strategy that you'd be best to avoid.

Researchers from King's College hospital in London, publishing their findings in the journal Sexual Medicine Reviews, have concluded that procedures to make penises larger do not work, are ineffective and risky, and leave many men physically or psychologically scarred. According to the researchers, there is scant evidence that the range of procedures men undergo in a bid to enlarge their penis actually produce that result. The treatments carry a high risk of complications, including permanent numbness, and most men who undergo penile extension are dissatisfied with the results afterwards.

The procedures generally involve some form of implant being inserted into the shaft of the penis.

While there are some successful case-studies, there's also lots of horror stories where this kind of procedure has gone wrong and has often left guys with less than what they started with - as well as having to endure pain, discomfort, and psychological scarring.

Before you even consider any kind of surgical intervention to try and make your penis bigger, you really need to delve into the psychology of it all.

Why are you concerned about the size of your penis? How is your perception of your penis negatively impacting your life? What other ways could you explore to connect with the body you have and work through the dysmorphia that is probably at the root of your anxiety?

Honestly, surgical interventions to try and make your dick bigger are not the vibe.

What are some non-surgical options for maximising the size of my penis?

While you're not going to want to go under the knife to try add inches to your penis, there are some non-surgical options that you might want to explore if you've got an aspiration to be the big swinging dick in the room.

Penis pumps

Penis pumps are a popular option. These work by drawing blood into the penis, making it swell. Pumping will make your penis look bigger, but the effect is only temporary. Use of pumps can damage the elastic tissue of your penis, making your erections less firm, so you need to be careful not to push your body too far and not to overuse the pumping process.

Erectile dysfunction medication

Pills such as Viagra or Cialis will most likely give you a firmer erection, so this might boost your confidence and help give the perception that your penis is larger. Regularly taking your erection to maximum firmness can give you a sense that your penis is bigger - it may also feel a bit bigger when flaccid. You probably haven't actually made it bigger, you're just inflating the balloon to its full potential.

Penis fillers

Hyaluronic acid can be injected into the soft tissue of the penis shaft to increase the girth of the penis. The increased girth generally lasts for around 18 months. Fillers don’t add any length to the erect penis, but the some guys like the extra girth it gives and the additional weight and bulk of the filler can make your penis look bigger when flaccid.

This is increasingly popular, but you've got to be someone repeatedly sticking needles into every bit of your dick.

While it's not a permanent procedure, most guys report that your penis never really goes back to what it was like before you started the injections.

If this is something that you're interested, you really need to make sure that you're getting it done by a professional who knows exactly what they're doing. If it goes wrong, it will leave you with a misshapen cock and potential erectile dysfunction.


A number of sex-toy manufacturers offer an extender product - often described as a sheath. Generally made of silicone, the extender is worn on the erect penis. These products create additional length and girth and also deliver additional pleasure for the wearer. It's an easy and fun way to explore bigger dick sizes without having to mess with what you've actually got.


It sounds simple, but if you trim the pubic hair around your dick and balls, your cock will be more visible and will appear larger.

Does it matter how big my penis is?

The more sexual encounters you have, and the more penises that you get to experience, the more you realise that there's really not much correlation between size and pleasure. No matter what size you are, and no matter what size the other guy is, what really matters is the sexual connection between the two of you - not how big you are.

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