Penis Stretching is always a topic that is going to be popular because there are so many men all over the world who are not content with the length of their penis.
The result of penis stretching is purely anecdotal and is not backed by any scientific research. It is a common trend, however, since most guys are insecure about their penis size.
There are devices, exercises, and techniques that you can do to enlarge your penis but there is not much evident result of how big you can enlarge your penis.
Penis stretching can work on some people but the results are usually minimal and most people experience some side effects more than the benefits that they are getting.
The average penis length is 5 to 6 inches. Not too big, right? However, most guys who want to enlarge their penis have this length and still think that they are below the average length.
This insecurity and obsession to enlarge the penis have a psychiatric term called “Penile Dysmorphic Disorder”. This is similar to anorexic people where they are obsessed with losing more weight even if they are thin.
Some doctors believe that the cause of this obsession is the fact that people see their penis at an angle that makes it smaller. Most people who want to enlarge their penises are overweight.
If you have an ample amount of fat around your penis then it tends to look like it is shrinking. That is why working out to lose weight is sometimes associated with enlarging the penis.
That technique somehow works in a way that the guys who lose fats see their penis larger than having the unnecessary fats around their penis.
How Does Penis Stretching Work?
There are different ways to enlarge your penis may it be manual, with devices, pills, or with surgery. However, you should keep in mind that the results are anecdotal and are minimal.
Essentially, what penis stretching does is it creates very small tears inside the tissues in your penis. As they heal, the penis will look larger.
Most devices used for penis stretching are effective but only with immediate results. This means that the permanent change they give is not yet proven.
The one beneficial thing you can get here is that penis stretching using your hand or a device are the ones with the lowest risk and are inexpensive.
Penis Stretching Exercises
These are the exercises that you can do to stretch your penis using only your hand and with no help of pills or any devices.
First things first, you should do these exercises while your penis is flaccid. Consider that none of these steps should cause pain so if you feel some, stop it immediately.
You can do these exercises while standing and leaning on a wall or a table. You should not overdo them as it may cause injury – once or twice a day is enough.
If you want to turn up the intensity and frequency of the exercises, talk to your doctor first to see if they are safe to do.
1. Manually Stretching
Using your hand, pull your penis upward stretching it at the longest it can get. This will allow the tearing of the tissues inside the penis.
Hold the stretch for ten seconds. Note that your penis should be stretched straight outwards. After ten seconds, do the same stretching but this time your penis is stretched to the left and then to your right.
Hold it for ten seconds each side. Repeat this process and do it for 5 minutes, you can do this once or twice a day.
There is also a variation to this where you grab the tip of the penis and stretch it while applying gentle pressure at the base of your penis and then hold it for ten seconds.
Do the same procedure again but this time your penis should be stretched on the left side for ten seconds and another ten seconds to the right.
This exercise should take a shorter time of two minutes per session and can be repeated everyday only once.
This exercise can be done during sexual intercourse. It is supposed to enlarge your penis and prolong ejaculation.
By applying pressure and contracting your muscles, the blood flow towards the head of the penis will increase making your penis more firm and increased in size.
This exercise can be repeated whenever you want and you can do this without your partner noticing it and it will give pleasure to both of you.
This technique uses a motion like the one you use when masturbating. This exercise will help enlarge your penis both in girth and in length.
First, you need to make an O-shape using your index finger and your thumb. Put the O-shaped at the base of your penis.
Apply pressure stronger than what you usually put when masturbating but make sure that the pressure does not hurt your penis.
Slowly massage your penis upwards and very lightly, release the pressure. The upwards motion should take at least 3 seconds but not longer than 5 seconds.
If you feel any pain on any part of your penis, you should stop the exercise or loosen the grip. Make sure that you are not erect when doing this exercise as it will only be effective if you are half erect at most.
Repeat the motion 10 times and then let your penis rest for a few seconds. This exercise should take 20 minutes per session once a day.
With a slow, jerking motion using your hand, you can massage your penis for 10 minutes every day. This can bring your penis size larger and with no risks at all, just make sure not to overdo it.
Using lube will also help to avoid irritations on the skin. Make it a daily routine and you will see results after a couple of months.
The great part about massaging your penis is that you can do this alone or with the help of your partner.
Penis Stretching Devices
Using devices to stretch your penis is still not proven to have a significant difference with your penis size. Most of them will have minimal effects and others only show temporary results.
1. Using Weights
Yes, using weights can increase your penis length but so not treat it like it is a muscle. It will not increase the girth but stretching it with weight might improve the length.
This exercise uses a weight that is tied to the head of the penis. It requires extreme dedication as wearing a weight on your penis will have to take at least 8 hours a day.
You should keep on using it every day for six months and even then, the result will not be as you have expected. Most people using weight only increased their penis size by half an inch.
2. The Vacuum Pump
This is probably the most common device that most people believe to be an effective way of growing their penis. This might be true but only for a short period of time.
Vacuum pumps or Penis Pumps use a tube where you insert your penis in and then it sucks out the air out of the tube.
By doing so, the vacuum will pull your penis up and draw blood into the vessels inside your penis. It will make it erect very quickly and will appear to be larger for a moment.
You can use a penis ring or clamp that is placed at the base of your penis to keep the blood from flowing back to your body.
Using this device should only take 20 to 30 minutes per session to avoid tearing tissues and blood vessel ruptures.
After you remove the ring, your penis should slowly grow back to its flaccid size. You can then repeat the procedure once a day.
The permanent enlarging capability of a penis pump is not yet proven though it can temporarily increase the size of your penis for as long as the ring is on the base of your penis.
This device is usually used by people who have erectile dysfunction so using it to enlarge your penis might not have the results that you are expecting.
3. Using Penile Extenders/Tractions
With the same function as the weights, penis extenders or penile traction devices stretch the tissue of the penis to increase the length.
This may be the only device with a slightly significant result. Researches say that these devices work (still with minimal results) but require dedication and constant usage.
You can use the penile extender for four hours a day and in six months of using it, you will see a significant enlargement.
Studies show that with that period of time, the penis can increase in length up to 0.9 inches when flaccid and 0.7 when it is erect.
By far, that is the longest length improvement that a device or an exercise can do. The girth of the penis is not improved, however.
But do not get your hopes high as these researches only involved a small sample size of no more than 30 participants. This is not that reliable and there might be selections on the results.
The benefit you can truly get with penile extenders is the fact that it is proven to work and it has little to no risk when using it.
Potential Risks in doing these Exercises
Most experts say that stretching your penis with manual techniques is generally safe and does not need medical advice.
Using a device is simple but you should consult your doctor for you to know what to do and get accurate advice on how it will help or potentially risk your health.
However, overdoing it or being too intense can cause some damages to your penis that might be permanent but could have been avoided.
Most people who exercise stretching overdo it and can be too hard on their penis sometimes causing tissue or ligament tears.
How to Stretch your Penis Safely
Penis Stretching is a low-risk activity there is not much to consider when exercising. Doing it safely will be the best way to stretch your penis no matter what technique you choose.
First, you should always discuss this with your doctor before doing it. It involves a sensitive part of the body and some risks that you are more likely to get than the desired results.
Second, you should avoid penis stretching when your penis is erect as these exercises are meant for semi-erect or flaccid penises.
Lubricating your penis will also help to prevent any irritations from the devices or from the friction when you are using your hands.
If you feel like there is some pain and irritation happening, stop the exercise immediately to prevent further damage and then go seek help from your doctor and ask what you should do.
Never overdo these exercises. Repetitions should not exceed 30 minutes per session and you should avoid doing these exercises for more than twice a day.
Here are some of the potential side effects of stretching your penis:
1. Itching or irritation
2. Bruising and/or discoloration
3. Red Spots on the penile shaft
5. Broken Blood vessels
Once you experience one of the side effects, you should go and see your doctor so they can check on your symptoms and guide you on the next steps that you need to take.
Other Penile Enlargement Techniques
Aside from the manual and device-controlled penis enlargement techniques, there are other ways that are believed to possibly enlarge your penis.
The pills, creams, and ointments are a huge trend in the penis enlargement industry but experts have said that they have zero effects at all so we will not discuss that here.
The other option that you can get is surgery. This option can let you choose to either increase the length of your penis or widen its girth.
Increasing the Length of the Penis
The most common procedure in lengthening the penis is to remove the ligament that attaches the penis to the pelvic bone.
It is not really lengthening your penis but more revealing what is usually inside the body when the ligament is attached to the pelvic bone.
The average length that a surgery adds is usually no longer than an inch. So maybe exercising your penis with stretching can do the same.
Stretching the penis is also an essential part of the surgery. You will need to use devices or weights for months in order to keep the ligament from reattaching.
Others used a spacer which is a small device inserted in the penis to prevent reattachment.
Some people who had surgery to enlarge their penis used the technique of removing fats. Only this time, it involves surgery in removing the excess fats in the pubic area.
Widening the Penis
For people who want to widen the girth of their penis, there is also a surgery that can do this which includes more cuts on your penis.
It involves either tissue grafting or fat/silicone implant. Most people find this procedure a little riskier than the lengthening procedure.
Penis Enlargement Surgery Risks
The penis enlargement surgeries performed today are not approved by most medical organizations and they are not backed by studies that are reliable.
So the first caution that you should take is to consider whether it is worth it or not. You should always seek advice from your doctors before considering having surgery.
The side effects of penis enlargement surgery include infections, nerve damages, and even erectile dysfunctions. Risking to enlarge your penis with these side effects might not be worth it.
The scars that are left by the surgery may even shorten your penis in the long run so it is not really a 100% win when getting surgery to enlarge your penis.
Widening your penis is also another story where your penis might have permanent uneven surfaces and bumps that may be irritating and uncomfortable.
When done right, penis stretching can have satisfying results. It is up to you on how consistent and careful you do these procedures.
The safest way to avoid risks and side effects are to manually stretch your penis with your hand without using any ointments or creams.
The average size of a penis is just under 6 inches so you should consider if your penis is around that size. Maybe then, you will realize that it does not need to be enlarged.
The fact is that most men with average sizes are the ones who want to enlarge their penis. The results of penis stretching are highly subjective and the results you get may not be like the ones reported.
There is still no research and reliable studies to support that stretching your penis is effective to enlarge it so there really is no purely effective way to do so.
Hoping that your penis is larger is not shameful. In fact, most if not all men have wished their penis to be at least an inch or two larger than what they already have.
The average size of a penis is not as large as what you usually see in porn videos so you should reconsider getting an enlargement.
Talking to a doctor will help and a therapist can too. Having someone to reassure you that your penis size is not far from the average can help you be more confident.
Most people along the average size of penises are the ones who are targeted by the penis enlargement advertisements.
Sometimes the size of the penis is glorified that the larger they are, the better. In fact, doctors say that men with small penises are easy targets for these exercises and procedures.
But as long as you know how to make love in a creative way, then you would not need an enlargement that might actually give you more side effects than the promised benefits.