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Boys vs Girls

Penis Shape

18 year old Tom is next in the mobile clinic, and has concerns over the shape of his penis. Tom is worried that his penis bends away from his body, particularly when erect. Dr Christian checks for signs of abnormality, but he soon declares Tom’s penis absolutely normal. He reassures Tom that slightly bent penises are normal and that a perfectly straight penis can be quite uncomfortable for women during sex, so a curved penis is absolutely fine.

Dr Christian wants to clarify once and for all what is normal or abnormal for male genitalia, so he gives a group of eight teens a lesson on boys’ bits.

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I'm 14 and my penis is 2.9 inches soft(7cm) and 5.3 inches hard (12.5cm). I masturbate 1/2 times a day, when I orgasm I edjaculate all the time. Is it normal for me to edjaculate by masturbating for only a minute?





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Dear, i have concerns over the shape of my penis, my penis is shaped like a banana, a little bent towards down side when erected, is this normal or abnormal ?





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am 15 yesterday at school while changing for swimming i noticed that a boy has got no forskin on his penis how does he masturbate





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i am 25 and my penis is having a swollen vain at the side and i fill ba3 having it like that its jst how i am since i i was still a kid. What am i to do?





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Im 13 got 3in not erected 5in when erected





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im 13 and have a 1 inch penis nonerect but a 4 inch erect is that weird





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Ok so I'm 16 years old boy I wear briefs and my pennies is 3in not erect but when is erect 5-6in erect is this normal oh Why I have boobs I'm berly 16 years old How can I remove men boobs





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It's quite normal for 13 year olds to handle their penis, especially in bed! Why (or where) does it hurt? have you asked him? A visit to your GP might be the answer.





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Am a teen mum, my son turned 13 in August, of late, he says his penis hurts and I have found him twice at night sleeping while holding it. He says it pains on and off. What can I do or what can he do? I read about kids masturbating but how do I lead him to do that or even teach him?PLUS I am thinking there are other ways to help, like warm or cold wash cloth? Thanks much .





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Dear, i have concerns over the shape of my penis, my penis is shaped like a banana, a little bent towards down side when erected, is this normal or abnormal ?





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