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What is a normal penis size?

Expert:   Harry Fisch, M.D., New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical College of Cornell University »

Curious as to what the average size of a penis is? Watch this to find out!

Transcript: What IS a normal penis size? And are there condoms to fit all penises? There’s a LOT of interest in this – um – area – and, although guys like to think there’s a magic number to gauge against, answering it isn’t as easy as just giving out a number. There are different averages for length versus girth, and many studies don’t clarify whether the HEAD of the penis is included – or not – in its measurement. But – on AVERAGE – the length of a FLACCID penis ranges from 3.4 to 3.7 inches, and 5.1 to 5.7 inches when ERECT. As for girth, most men average around 3 and a half to 3.9 inches when erect. Where sex is concerned, size shouldn’t matter much. Unless you fall into an extreme on EITHER end of the size spectrum, you should be able to satisfy your partner. Even if you happen to have a micropenis – the medical term for an ERECT penis measuring under 3 inches – OR an exceptionally large penis, pleasure is still possible. Some people prefer greater GIRTH over length, and some aren’t comfortable with a penis that is TOO long, so when it comes to the BEST size, there IS no right answer – it comes down to personal preference While penis size can sometimes be a consuming topic, it’s important to note that penis measurement is NEVER a measurement of virility. More »

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