IT sounds like every man's worst nightmare - your penis can shrink. While every fella will claim they're getting bigger, the cold hard facts are difficult to swallow. On average an erect penis measures about 5.
As much as your penis has grown since you were a boy, it is eventually going to take a turn back to smaller, not so hard times. Penisesand more accurately erectionsget smaller and and less firm over time, urologists confirm. Jamin Brahmbhatt, a Florida-based urologist, told Fatherly.
The other day I was scrolling through my Twitter feed when I came across a stupid but nonetheless alarming post from my number one source of celebrity penis-related news. How very nice for them both, I thought. And then a few minutes later it hit me: Wait. Does the penis shrink when you get older?
Illustration by Joe Bish. Hands up, whose dick has physically shrunk after taking drugs? Not just cold-swimming-pool small, but worryingly small, to the point where it is but folds of skin bunched up and fastened awkwardly to your crotch; a thumb and little finger job; the kind of thing you don't want to tell a single soul about—bar all of Reddit when you're searching for some reassurance.
Red cheeks and a runny nose are annoying, but the worst part of winter might be what cold air does to your manhood. Your body is programmed to preserve heat and energy. So in the cold, it funnels its resources into maintaining blood flow to the middle of your body, where your vital organs are.
Well it's no horror movie plot, the reality is your penis really can shrink - by up to an inch, experts reckon. On average an erect penis measures about 5. But no matter where your member sits on the scale, there are a few factors that can cause it to drop a few sizes.
The length of your penis can decrease by up to an inch or so for various reasons. As you get older, your penis and testicles may get slightly smaller. One reason is the buildup of fatty deposits in your arteries reducing blood flow to your penis.
A healthy penis is vital to ensure the entire male body is fully functioning and at optimal performance to complete daily processes. Sperm production thrives in temperatures that are slightly below normal body temperatures. Men will often notice when they are cold, their penis shrinks.
Guys, I'm sorry, but we have some bad news. That cigarette you thought would make you look cool could actually be the reason your penis has shrivelled. According to specialists, smoking can have a number of negative effects on men, including erectile dysfunction and even shrinkage. Smokers have a higher incidence of artherosclerosis in all blood vessels, including those in the penis, which can reduce blood flow.