During puberty, the penis will grow in both length and girth. Once puberty ends, there is unlikely to be any further penile growth. That said, some males may experience growth into their early 20s. Many males have concerns about the size of their penis at some point. However, research shows that most have a penis size that is within the normal ranges. In this article, learn about penile growth during puberty , the average penis size, and the truth behind some of the most common penis size myths. For boys, puberty generally occurs between the ages of 12 and
There’s No Such Thing as Normal
Is this the right size for my age? All the other boys in my class have hair under their arms and I only have a little bit. Am I developing late for my age? It may seem hard to understand, but there really isn't a correct size for the penis solely based on your age. As you've pointed out, some of the boys in your class are very far along in their development. But this doesn't necessarily mean that there's something wrong with you. Boys can begin their pubertal changes as young as nine, but some boys don't start until 14, and all of that is considered normal. The first change that is usually seen in puberty is an increase in the size of the testes. After the testes begin to enlarge, the penis will start to grow in size and length.
Now, parents have the option of finding out the biological gender of their baby long before birth. These two posts were specifically addressing issues of penis size in babies and have nothing to do with penis size during puberty. And even greater surprise when they started posting questions about their own penis size during puberty to the comments section. We read and moderate every comment before it goes live on DrGreene. We encourage people from multiple points of view to express their opinions. We encourage real questions from readers. In our opinion, many of the questions from teenage boys asking about their penis size during puberty were genuine and deserved to be posted. But clearly, this is a topic where boys are looking for answers.
The girth circumference of a flaccid penis and an erect penis average about 3. The length and girth of a flaccid penis changes frequently, primarily based on temperature. A flaccid uncircumcised penis that still has its foreskin may look a little bigger than a flaccid circumcised penis. Puberty is actually the second time in your life when your penis goes through a growth spurt.