February 5, Reviewed by: January 01, Dr. Greene, my month-old son has a recessed penis. Ever since we had him circumcised, the penis has recessed into a pad of fat surrounding it. In order for it to emerge, we have to push on either side of the pad.
Just about every guy wonders how he measures up "down-there. There is a wide range of normal penis sizes. Although you may see guys with penises that are bigger or smaller than yours, it is very likely that your penis is a normal size. Penis size is determined by your , just like eye color or foot size. And there's a lot less difference in penis size between guys when they get an erection than when their penises are relaxed. Despite what you may hear or read, no special exercises, supplements, or diets will change a guy's penis size. The penis grows the most during puberty.
Fact checked by Jasmin Collier Although many of us men are relatively familiar with our penis and its antics, there's more to our appendage than meets the eye. In this feature, we discuss 10 interesting things that you probably didn't know about your genitals. What do you call yours? Whatever you happen to call it — todger, wang, willy, or dangler — the penis is an odd-looking bit of kit. But beyond the japes and sniggers, it is, of course, vital to the survival of our species.