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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 guys, new member of the buried penis club here! Used to think I was quite hung (never had any complaints) until one gf openly laughed at my tiny pale penis!





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I'm 51 still a virgin I have a small penis I'm 1 inch flaccid and 3 inch erect I'm embarrass about my size to get naked in shower and in front of people is this normal





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Ihave the same problem , and i'am suffering about that

I am 68 years oldAnd whenever I sit down My penis virtually disappears. When i sm standing. flaccid It's about 2 inches long With the majority of that Being the bell end. This has been a source of anxiety for me all my life. As a teenager I rarely played Sports Because that would involve getting showeredWhich I was Reluctant to do Because of the verbal abuse I would suffer. It is even embarrassing To urinate in a public toilet Because I feel that people are looking at me. I have managed to father four childrenAnd I put that down To the fact That I have a normal erection of around six inches. But I dread nakedness and avoid even looking at myself to the extent that there are no large mirrors in the house. Is there anything to be done? I dread having to go into hospital.





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I have this problem I am not 42 suppose it not worth asking about it now I get proper depressed about it to the point I put the shower on red hot to scold my willy I was at school bullied about my size I then started making excuses not to do Pe it has ruled my life never went to a doctor was 2 embarrassed well that's my story there is times when I wish I was dead





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Iv had no reply?





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Hi. Im 41, 13-14 stone and my penis varies in size all the time. On occasions, when in a floppy state, it can be 3-4 inches and won't get much bigger when erect. However, most of the time, its not even a centimeter exposed. I have lost a lot of feeling in my penis and find it very difficult to ejaculate. When i was going through puberty, it used to be very painful to try and pull my foreskin back and sometimes when I masterbate or have sex, the skin around the base of the bellend (sorry, i don't know the proper name) rips and bleeds. No doubt i'm not the only one, but does this sound like any condition or problems with my hormones etc? It's always got me down, especially as i am a semi nudist. All guys are walking around with average or large sized penises, and you can barely see mine, even though the girth seems fairly normal. Please help.





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I forgot to mention that also with the foreskin covering my bellend, the bellend seems to ride up further up into the foreskin (about half way up). And my testicles can go from quite big, twice the size of my penis, to very shriveled up and tight as if they haven't yet dropped. I'd be so grateful for any replies or help. thanks for reading.

Hi can i talk to a doctor on phone ?any phone number?





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Hi I'm 16 and my penis is about 1 inch floppy and 3 inch when it goes goes hard, I can not have sex with my girlfriend because my penis too small why is that? Help!





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Hi I'm 16 and my penis is about 1 inch floppy and 3 inch when it goes goes hard, I can not have sex with my girlfriend because my penisnis too small why is that? Help!





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Hi my name Tony and I have had a buried penis all my live I was bullied at school I also had one of my testicals removed because I was kicked in it at school for the last four years I have had knee hipand angle problems I can only walk with crutches so I sit down when I go for a wee I end up wetting the floor or wetting my clothing which is very embassising for me and sex seems to be a problem as well I very really get erections very often or when I do my penis is to small to do much I do know how I managed to farther four kids is there anything I can do P's this is the first time I told anyone about the problem except my wife Yours cincerley Tony elston





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