Many men are unhappy with the size of their equipment, but research shows most of those who request penile-enhancement surgery are actually average-sized. Surgery is the only technique that can make a flaccid penis longer or thicker. For a while, all that the people who claimed these sorts of things and their detractors had to go on was anecdotal evidence. I had no idea they were so common. Nikes and Reeboks vs. Differences from the values on this page by either plus or minus a size or half-size are not uncommon. A hated boss becomes less fearsome if one can imagine him with a small penis, just as an admired sports figure becomes less daunting when pictured the same way.
Both testosterone and dihydrotestosterone will attach to androgen receptors, which affect the growth and development of many different body systems. Indian Journal of Urology. Variance in size can often be attributed to de novo mutations. For all our posturing about our passion for new frontiers, new knowledge, and boldly going where no man has gone before, we humans very much want to live in an orderly universe where everything clearly relates to everything else and is easily understandable. If the penis is violently twisted when erect, it can break.
Is the size of a man's nose, hands, or feet a reliable indicator of the size of his penis?
Penis size is alluded to in the Bible: Limited growth of the penis occurs between birth and 5 years of age, but very little occurs between 5 years and the onset of puberty. Ho Choi and et al. Male Reproductive Health and Dysfunction.
However, this created interest in another relationship, which I have now documented. A true growth spurt. There wasn't a vast difference in those sizes as men got taller, though. We want to believe a link exists between the size of the penis and some other appendage because our desire to see patterns where none exist leads us to assume the human body is built on a precise scale, that our creator fashioned everything in exact proportion. Russian text courtesy of NightStranger. Shoe Size is No Shoo-In. I now suffer from shoe envy.