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.

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.”
A study published in 2019 that looked at various medical, traction, injection, prosthetic, and reconstructive procedures states that complications are “likely underreported.” The same study also says that the worst complications, although rare, can be “devastating.” These include penile fibrosis, sexual dysfunction, and even (in at least one case) death from pulmonary embolism. If you do decide to undergo a penis enlargement procedure, consider all the risks and follow all post-op instructions carefully.
Suprapubic lipectomy primarily is performed on overweight men for whom weight loss has not improved the appearance of a buried penis. The procedure involves removing a trapezoid-shape piece of skin and fat from above the penis. The ends are sutured together, lifting the pelvic skin to expose the underlying penis. The procedure is relatively safe; the side effects are limited to postoperative pain, bleeding, or infection.
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.[1]
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.
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