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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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my husband had an operation several years ago for a hydrocile and since then he cannot get an erection and his penis is now buried but before the op his penis was ok.





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My son is 9 and was circumcised end of last year, since then we have noticed that only the head of his penis is showing, he's having trouble being able to wee in the loo without getting it all over the floor, it doesn't seem to bother him as far as we are aware but I wanted to see if it's normal or should we get him checked, he's not at all over weight either.





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My frnd penis is so small hw can i enlarge my dude ask he frnds are laughing at me even hw shw my gf i need ur help





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Dr pls need ur help

hi i have a buried penis which as happend in the last 3 to 4 years its now at the stage where i cannot urinate properly will standing as i just trickle everywhere its so embarasing i canot start any relasionship in fear of riddicule please what can i do to get normal again





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hi i have a buried penis which as happend in the last 3 to 4 years its now at the stage where i cannot urinate properly will standing as i just trickle everywhere its so embarasing i canot start any relasionship in fear of riddicule please what can i do to get normal again it also burns like hellive tried a reat number of creams but it fells like a knife cutting though me

hi i have a buried penis which as happend in the last 3 to 4 years its now at the stage where i cannot urinate properly will standing as i just trickle everywhere its so embarasing i canot start any relasionship in fear of riddicule please what can i do to get normal again it also burns like hellive tried a reat number of creams but it fells like a knife cutting though me

Hi im 18 and have a micro penis what can I do to get help.





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Hey I am 24 and have been suffering from this issue my entire life. When erect my penis is 4 1/2-5 inches, but when it's not erect it completely retracts into my body. I am overweight and have suffered from it my entire life as well. I am in the Insanity program and is losing weight but even at the smaller size I still suffered from this issue. Ive had plenty of intercourse but its certain things I can't do because of this issue and its a problem that I desperately want fixed. Someone please help because it is truly embarrassing.





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i have small penis and tests with no development of breast





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im 15 nearly 16 should i see the doctor flacd - normal bael 6/7 cm 2/3 inch erect about 10cm 6inch





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My name is max and I am 14 years old and I am having buried penis.It is somewhat 1.5inch in size.It is 3.5cm when it stands.Can you please help me.How to cure it?How to bring it in average size?





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Hey max i have the same problem but your still in puberty and still developing you will change. Don't put your self down be happy with what you have.maybe when you get older see a doctor

My name is lamar im 29 years old and my penis is 5.5 erect, im very deppresed i see there is more to my penis but the shaft is not come ing out what in the world do i do???

Hi I'm almost fourteen and my pains is very small but growing and int starting to stand longer a bit too so do u think that's good or not is your penis long

Oh for the love of God no, do not wait till you get older. I was 30 before I found a doctor who even knew what this was in order to refer me to a doctor in another town who could help. Call me petty and shallow but this was the major cause of all my problems in my life and I wish every day one of the many doctors I seen since I was 10 would have known about this. Get it fixed ASAP, it will mentally mess you up and thats damage you cannot undo. Been 4 years since I have had mine fixed, life is better now but I missed so much and can never get that back now.

well am and i have it has pulled me down all my life when i was at school i used to get laughed at in the showers so i ended off skiving then i met a lass had kids in this time but now we can't even have sex as soon as i get hard and think about how small i am i loose what i have in size depression is on the up now with it am so embarrassed about it i canit go to the doctors this has lead me down to the point ov calling it a day with my life silly it may sound but how do you tell a doctor i am over weight





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