The side effects of lengthening surgeries are numerous and include infections, nerve damage, reduced sensitivity, and difficulty getting an erection. Perhaps most disturbing, scarring can leave you with a penis that's shorter than what you started with. Widening the penis is even more controversial. Side effects can be unsightly -- a lumpy, bumpy, uneven penis.
Apart from the risks, penoplasty (surgical penile lengthening and girth enhancement, often by releasing the penile suspensory ligaments, so just an optical improvement) is the most expensive way for penile enhancement. According to About Health it ranges from $4000 up to $17000. If you are interested in surgical enhancement, we recommend reading the in-depth article on Medscape about possible surgical techniques and results. There is a less risky new method, the FDA-cleared Penuma implant developed by my collegue Dr. Elist (James Elist, MD) for flacid size enlargement, but the erect size lengthening is minimal and the cost is in the low five digits, too.
Penuma implant results are permanent, unless you remove it down the line. You’ll see immediate results when you’re flaccid, but you’ll need to wait until you’re fully healed to see more length in your erection, since you should avoid masturbation and sex for about four weeks. Men who had this procedure grew 56% larger in circumference on average and reported increased confidence and self-esteem.

A great thing about supplements is that if the right brand is chosen, it can produce noticeable improvements naturally, without any side effects. A lot of new changes have gone into the world of supplements, making it a more reliable and useful way of experiencing benefits. This is also the safest possible way to increase penis size since there’s now ingredients supported by real clinical studies.
“The majority of men who come in seeking penile enlargement are average,” says Lipshultz. “I just don’t think men have a realistic idea of what normal is. Hence they think that they are below normal when actually they’re average.” (For the record, the average erect penis measures 5.6 inches, according to research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.)
There’s a pill for everything, whether you want to remove stress or ditch some weight. So it should be no surprise that there’s a pill for penis enlargement as well. “Men spend millions on these every year and it is a complete waste of money,” says Tiffany Yelverton, a Sex Educator, Sex Coach, Speaker, and founder of the Sexual Wellness company, Entice Me. “A pill is not going to make the penis larger. Neither are herbs or supplements. It may temporarily make the man feel like he has a stronger erection, but it won't be longer or bigger. Calcium will not increase size or strength and actually too much calcium can cause the opposite effects,” says Yelverton.

The one thing that can be a little confusing when first using the device is knowing how much traction you should start with. Too little and you see gains, too much and you’ll hurt yourself. Here’s a simple way to determine how much to use: In a flaccid state, take your penis and stretch it. Add 1 centimeter to that and that is where you stop the device. So 1 centimeter above a stretch. Don’t over stretch. Remember the key is to be consistent, not super man. It is not a contest. If you stick to it and do it properly, you’ll win by adding at least a couple of inches to your manhood in less time than it takes for a season to change. There you have it, that’s how to grow your dick safely and effectively.
The one thing that can be a little confusing when first using the device is knowing how much traction you should start with. Too little and you see gains, too much and you’ll hurt yourself. Here’s a simple way to determine how much to use: In a flaccid state, take your penis and stretch it. Add 1 centimeter to that and that is where you stop the device. So 1 centimeter above a stretch. Don’t over stretch. Remember the key is to be consistent, not super man. It is not a contest. If you stick to it and do it properly, you’ll win by adding at least a couple of inches to your manhood in less time than it takes for a season to change. There you have it, that’s how to grow your dick safely and effectively.
However, after more than a century of generally dubious and sometimes lunatic penis enlargement attempts, there's still not much you can do. Sure, there are lots and lots of supposed options out there -- penis pills, creams, brutal stretching exercises, horrific-looking devices, and penis surgery. Almost none of it works. The few approaches that can work often have modest benefits and serious side effects. How serious? In some cases, erectile dysfunction-serious.
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