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23 Apr 2006

"shrinking" penis
Hi There
My boyfriend's noticed that his penis seems to be "shrinking". The width is still the same, but the length seems to have changed. I myself have noticed that there has, in fact, been a change in his penis length over a period of about 2 years. The length of his penis used to be about 19cm. It is now currently about 15 cm. He is 27 years old, doesnt smoke, drink or take steroids. He has a very stressful job, but it doesnt affect our sex life and he doesnt have problems getting an erection.

He is extremely worried and has started developing a complex about this. What is the cause of this "shrinking" and are there any safe options to lengthen his penis without having to have an operation?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Tamzyn
Did he pick up weight? Sometimes a man picks up fat at the base of the penis "swallowing" a piece of it in the process. It does not really shrink, it just becames hidden. The penis is filled with blood vessels and may shrink when cold or stressed - but it is relative and in erection there should be no difference in lenght from 2 years ago.
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