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Conditions

Buried Penis

A buried penis occurs where the shaft of the penis is literally buried under excess skin and fat – often as a result of obesity and significant weight loss.

Although size isn’t meant to matter when a man’s endowment isn’t big enough to use it definitely becomes an issue for him. Believe it or not, it’s thought that up to 1 out of every 200 men is born with what’s medically known as ‘micro-penis’. Micro penis is as simple as it sounds – the sufferer’s penis is considerably smaller than anyone’s estimate of ‘average’. It’s an exclusive club and members (pun intended) need to be less than 7 centimetres to join. Whilst the free Wi-Fi and friendly bar staff may be great perks of the clubhouse it also has its downsides; those with micro penis may (though not always) have trouble urinating and having sexual intercourse. Whilst there is no real health risk it clearly has detrimental effects on a man’s personal life often resulting in serious confidence issues such as low self esteem which could in turn lead to a more serious mental illness like depression. There are a number of potential causes for the condition such as a congenital growth hormone deficiency, a reduced rate of androgen production, inadequate levels of testosterone at 2nd and 3rd stages of pregnancy and the inability to respond to testosterone in general. Micro penis is often noticed at a young age and can therefore be treated with hormone therapy which would typically use injections of testosterone and human chorionic gonadotropin. However if it goes unnoticed treatment in adulthood is far more complicated but new research has refined a surgical process called phalloplasty which involves taking skin from the patient’s forearm to make a penis with, fitting it with a plastic urethra and inflatable mechanism to enable erections. Whilst this might sound daunting it still sounds more appealing than an old solution which saw doctors recommend that parents bring their micro penis inflicted baby boys up as baby girls. Yikes.

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Hi, I am 48 years old and I have micro penis. I can get an erection and everything works well, because I have 3 beautiful daughters. I have lived for years embarrassed to take showers in locker rooms. I pride myself on being positive but inwardly i am a reck. Ive been married 4 times because I couldnt manage to function long enough in the bedroom. Ive never thought of reaching out in a blog or forum but I am finding that a lot of men struggle with this. I am looking for a cure that isn't painful. I can get an erection but when i am not erect my penis is small and the head of my penis sinks into the skin. I have found a wonderful lady and I am hoping that she doesnt leave me for the same thing





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Mine is very small too.

Hi I'm a 23 year old man with micropenis, I suffer from low self esteem and confidence issues it makes me depressed to an extent, and can not approach girls as I know I would be rejected. I do not work and can not afford phalloplasty is there anything the NHS can do to support me in anyway?





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I have a small penis and find it hard to satisfy women. It has caused problems in my relationships. I'm a little self conscious because I gained weight and have a stomach that hides it and makes it a issue with getting in. I have been trying other positions though so maybe that will help.





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Hi!I am a 14 year old boy.My weigh is 70 kg(approx.).And I am suffering from buried penis. Please help me to recover from this disease. Can it be recovered by any physical means?





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I want to have penile fat injection, does anyone have any advice of where to get more information and reputable surgeons that conduct this procedure?





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Hello all i urgently need ur advice, bcus commiting suicide is always ringing on my mind all day and i dnt knw wat to do, please help me please and here is my problems i was circumcised at birth and it totally destroyed my penis, my penis has no head (cap) and it has some black marks Am 24yrs old of age now and i have never kissed any girl tlkless of having sex with a girl and since when i was around 13years old till now no body either boy or girl has ever saw my penis till today , i dnt feel like a normal human being bcus of this problem i have never toasted any girl since when i was born , all i do is hate my self and always feel shy with veryyy low self esteem and i think there is no hope for me bcus of this and so many of my male frnds thought am a gay bcus dey have never saw me with any girl and dere was a day dey arranged a sex worker for me to have sex with b4 dey came back with d girl i ran away i dnt knw if dere is any body here who cn understand what am going through, i have so much hatred 4 my self, my 3 brothers are okey dey have d best cut i had ever seen on their penis and their penis is large but mine is very small and disgusting, i dnt knw what to do anymore i already knw long ago that am not going to get married to any girl all bcus of my condition please advise me on what to do please i really need ur hlp and ur advise please Its horrible being different like this, in such a private way. For so long my anxiety and depression about my circumcision has plagued me. I feel as though I cant live the life I was supposed to live, I don't have the confidence I should have. My circumcision is a very bad example, too much skin taken away resulting in erections that can sometimes be uncomfortable, scrotum skin almost half way up my shaft, very bad scarring, skin bridges, some lumpiness and the most uneven cut I've ever seen. WHY? did this have to be me. It's pretty hard being at university with an awful penis Its affected my mentality quite a lot, as I said I have huge amounts of anxiety about it and constantly get depressed, I cant remember the last day I didn't get depressed. I get depressed about how it's affected the decisions I've made in the past due to confidence, girls I should have gone further with, things I should have done but didn't at the time because I was too self aware and ashamed with very low self esteem. I can also beat myself up quite a lot, I have a negative self-image because of this. I feel whatever I achieve and do I will never be as good as I should be because I have a horrible circumcision. It massively affects my motivation and enjoyment of life. I'm literally struggling at uni because I get so depressed about this. I am not who I was supposed to be I know I should not live my life depressed like this but it's hard when you feel like half the man you were supposed to be, my feelings seem so honest...like its not me being stupid but I should generally be this upset and anxious about this





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Please go and see your GP. I am sure they could refer you to someone in the NHS who could help you. Don't be embarrassed. They have probably seen similar before you.

I know I you feel? It's causes extreme depression. Sometimes I feel like a woman and sometimes like a man. I sometimes dress up as a woman and sometimes a man I am confused and depressed. I have never seen just the tip an get hats all. I can't have any type of. Orgasm.

Hi there I truly feel for you!! You must try to stay positive and go to your gp! I would say you should be allowed to receive treatment for this. I am going through similar penis issues that lowers my self esteem and effected my uni career etc. it also made me stay away from girls and made me so terrified to get to close so to say. I liked a few girls growing up but due to self esteem being low I couldn't get close. I have a varicocele issue and have received examinations from gps urologists etc. I am now awaiting treatment. I also dream of having a bigger penis but don't know how, if ever I can have this without it costing thousands. I recommend you go now to your gp and explain all of this and mention your bad operation etc. They might be able to recommend surgery on the Nhs due to it making you depressed and down!! Then your life will change for the better. Try not to think about hurting yourself it's not the answer. I really hope this has helped.

Love yourself, be confident, be honest. I know that's hard especially with societal pressures and the low self esteem this has caused, but you gotta open yourself up to the world, in doing so you open yourself up for rejection, but if you don't you don't even give yourself a chance to experience anything good. There are plenty of girls who wouldn't mind as much as you think they would. Some just because it doesn't matter to them for some reason and others because they love and/or care about you enough to where it doesn't really bother them/ they look past it. I do find it necessary to mention to some girls it will matter, but just like some guys have certain requirements and what matters to them in a mate, girls do to. And once your partner accepts it, constantly needing reassurance is a turn off for probably the majority of women.

My penis is very small for an adult male. How do I convince my doctor to support me on surgery,,,





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Am 22 and I really don't enjoy sex with my girlfriend, she usually complain of shot time,I can go more than one round and is about, just one minute and am off, because I ejaculate quickly.and I have been loosing friends for that.how can I be fix?





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I have very small penis like a child and on masterbation no sperm come out there is only toilate i am now 18





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Hi I'm a 29 year old man and never really had a problem with my penis being small,we'll there were the cases of guys just normally being bigger than me when still in school. However I had a circumsition done 3 years ago and even since than I saw centimeters have just disappeared. I want to know what else can be done besides surgery to get my length back? I'm from South Africa what kind of surgeon would perform a procedure like.this?





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