Study: Men Overestimate Normal Penis Size

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  1. BATMANs

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    Some men may have the wrong idea about normal penis size, says a researcher in Canada.

    Rany Shamloul, MD, studied 92 men who complained of small penis size at an Egyptian andrology clinic in Cairo.

    None actually had a small penis. Most were reassured to hear that, write Shamloul, who works at the University of Saskatchewan. His report appears in the journal Urology.

    "Men complaining of a short penis can be treated using the basic principles of sex education with objective methods of penile size evaluation," writes Shamloul.

    "This combination can correct any previous sexual misconceptions, relieve unnecessary anxiety concerning penile size, and decrease the desire to undertake still-to-be-verified lengthening procedures," he writes.

    The men were 19 to 52 years old (average age: 25). None had erectile dysfunction.

    Before their exam, the men gave a complete history of their problems. Most had complained about a short penis in the flaccid state (72 percent) and about a third (28 percent) complained about a short penis both in the flaccid and stretched state.

    They were also told that a flaccid penis is normally at least 1.6 inches long, or 2.7 inches when stretched.

    Then, penis size was measured. Because the men had already been told about normal penis size, they knew the doctors weren't just telling them what they wanted to hear.

    After the measurement and sex education, 86 percent of the men said their concerns had been relieved.

    Thirteen men still said they had a problem and were considering surgery to lengthen their penis. They were told to get a psychosexual assessment first.

    Three months later, after the assessment, 11 of the 13 men weren't interested in surgery any more. No information was available about the other two men.

    The men were asked when they first thought their penis was too small.

    More than half (54 men) said the problem dated back to childhood. That's when they had started comparing penis size with their friends, they said.

    Previous studies have shown a similar time line, writes Shamloul.

    A total of 38 men said their concerns about penis size began in adolescence, when they started viewing erotic films and magazines.

    "Many men approach the issue of penile size with information based on pornography and misleading hints from their friends and colleagues," writes Shamloul.
     
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    [HRT]Squirrel Master New Member

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    if only we could bang that into memory! :)
     
  3. blinka

    blinka Nobody Does it Better Than Me

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    Interesting article. Guy's need to realize that there are tons of fish in the sea, and any girl that complain's about the size of a guy's rod needs to be tossed back.
     
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    thats what my girl says... Im about 3.5 flaccid and just about 7 erect. not sure about gerth? But she says it doesnt matter the size because as soon as Im in her... she forgets about anything and everything!

    :) I got a good one :)
     
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    haha, I go to school and work at the University of Saskatchewan.....


    I didnt take part in the study :squint:
     
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    You really want some guy measuring your wong? Damnit... that's what a ruler and some private time are for...:rolleyes:
     
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    very interesting article. i was one whom compared my wang to what ive seen on the adult industry.


    i agree with blinka as well, any female who puts penis size as her mans factor should be avoided. i can imagine many women out there care for penis sizes for impressions and what, but there are many sluts out there to go with it as well.
     
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    Uh, who the hell does that?
     
  9. RedVsBlue

    RedVsBlue Penguins > *

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    Yea thats a little odd. Then again I have never taken a tape measure to my penis. Never had any complaints though? As long as it works, I am happy :big grin:
     
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    I've measured mine and it seems to fit right in the middle of the 'average' range of most studies i've seen. I always used to think I was on the small side, but it certainly doesn't let me down in the sack so who cares :)
     
  11. toeshoes

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    I like only HUGE men :big grin:
     
  12. Inthemidstofinsanity

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    speaking as a female with a tipped uterus, give me a guy with a 4 incher any day. . . that way hard fucking isn't too hard.
     
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    Diedemus Google is my HMO

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    Obviously none of the larger men you have been with knew what they were doing. Myself, I am at the larger end of the spectrum. I have the proof.
     
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    so whats the real average size for an erect penis?
     
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    ^ This is 8 inches, right?
     
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    i think it was mel gibson in some movie where he could hear the girl's thoughts that summed it up best...

    "Women don't get penis envy, hell no, it's 'us' (men) that get it"
     
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    Anyone know the actual average?

    I think I'm just that. Like, 5 1/2 inches or so.
     
  18. sadangryboi

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    Gots to have a 6.5 inch wang if ya wanna bang!
     
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    lol, a 2 inch penis could satisfy the average woman (learned that from human sexuality)
     
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    well they only feel 4 in inside their vag so yea.
     
  21. I Pwn Noobs

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    i hope all this is a joke. my penis is 5 inches limp and 10 inches when erect:ugh:
     
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    lol Measure from the top of your middle finger to the wrist. Thats the size of your rod.
     
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    Me too me too. accept work there.
     
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    you know this makes me think of that episode of the man show where they hid a scale underneath a stage and asked girls to come up and give their weight honestly. every girl underestimated herself by a solid 20lbls lol hiding the twinkies. so i guess it goes both ways then? :big grin:
     
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