First of all, we have to define what small really means and what statistics apart from any personal impressions and taste actually say: The flaccid size is irrelevant, some men have a rather small penis growing to enormous size when erect, on the other hand there are men with a rather impressive flaccid penis that just erects itself when aroused and doesn’t grow much in girth or length. Flaccid and erect size don’t correlate.
Streching devices and penis pumps are increasingly popular, often selling for hundreds of US dollars. We recommend staying away from these devices, because using them can lead to permanent damage of the cavernous body and blood vessels of your penis. In worst case, the usage of penis extenders can result in erectile dysfunction, the inability to get and maintain an erection. Although many surgeons, including our advisory team, keep warning about them, these warnings are unheard and ignored by many men. Reconstructive surgery for a penis damaged by excessive and wrong use of streching devices is very expensive and rarely results in full recovery.
Try ginseng. Korean red ginseng is said to give the nervous system a boost through ginsenosides, a natural component of the plant. While there is no conclusive scientific evidence that ginseng causes the penis to get bigger, men who took ginseng extract tablets as part of a study in South Korea experienced better sexual function after taking the supplements for several weeks.
Avoiding injury has two major reasons. One is general penile health, you need your penis working properly. After all, you use it every day when you use the bathroom. The second reason is because injury creates long-setbacks. If you injure yourself, you cannot continue to do penis stretching training, which adds on a 1-3 months of delay because you need to focus on recovery, instead.
Don't bother with stretching or weight-hanging. These two techniques are said to lengthen the penis, and in some cases they do. But the longer it gets, the thinner it gets; both methods cause the penis to lose girth as it stretches out. The only time to use a penis stretcher is after having surgery, when it's necessary to prevent the accumulation of scar tissue.
A numbing cream, followed by an injected numbing agent, prevents pain. “Depending on the patient’s goals, a filler is chosen and then injected into the corpus cavernosum of the penis [two columns that contain most of the blood during an erection]. The filler is then worked through the penis, to achieve a uniform increase in length and girth,” says Cedar Grove, New Jersey, physician Dr. Muhammad Mirza in a RealSelf Q&A.
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.
As you rise to the occasion, your penis contains spongy erectile tissue that fills with blood, thus determining the size of your erection. Unfortunately, the tissue isn’t easily changed, according to Walsh. "These fibrous cylinders are fixed to the pelvic bone, and by virtue of being fixed to the pelvic bone, they are not easily manipulated,” he says. “They are fixed in place, and for most men, the length of the penis that they achieve through puberty becomes their maximum length.”
The vacuum pump. This is a cylinder that sucks out air. You stick your penis in and the resulting vacuum draws extra blood into it, making it erect and a little bigger. You then clamp off the penis with a tight ring -- like a tourniquet -- to keep the blood from leaking back into your body. What are the drawbacks? The effect only lasts as long as you have the ring on. Using it for more than 20 to 30 minutes can cause tissue damage. This is sometimes used as a treatment for erectile dysfunction, but has not been proven to actually increase the size of the penis.