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How will your penis size change as you age?

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You may notice that it doesn’t seem as large as it used to. The actual size probably hasn’t changed at all. But if you have more fat on the pubic bone just above your penis, that area can sag and make it look smaller.

From: How Does Your Penis Change as You Age? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Kidshealth.org: “Male Reproductive System.”

Mayo Clinic: “Can testosterone therapy promote youth and vitality?” “Hydrocele.”

Abraham Morgentaler, MD, director and founder, Men’s Health Boston; author, , Henry Holt and Co., 2013. The Truth About Men and Sex

Irwin Goldstein, MD, director, sexual medicine, Alvarado Hospital; director, San Diego Sexual Medicine.

University of Rochester: “Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (Blood).”

Mayo Clinic: “Test ID: SHBG.”

Sexual Medicine Society of North America: “A Man’s Penis Changes with Age.”

UpToDate: “Peyronie's disease: Diagnosis and medical management.”

Journal of Electron Microscopy Technique : “Ultrastructure of the aging human testis.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Hormone replacement, the male version.”

OrthoInfo:”Effects of Aging.”

Urology : “Penile sensitivity in men: a composite of recent findings.”

Archives of Sexual Behavior : “Aging and sexual function in men.”

Urologic Nursing : “Erectile Dysfunction in the Older Adult Male.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 28, 2017

SOURCES:

Kidshealth.org: “Male Reproductive System.”

Mayo Clinic: “Can testosterone therapy promote youth and vitality?” “Hydrocele.”

Abraham Morgentaler, MD, director and founder, Men’s Health Boston; author, , Henry Holt and Co., 2013. The Truth About Men and Sex

Irwin Goldstein, MD, director, sexual medicine, Alvarado Hospital; director, San Diego Sexual Medicine.

University of Rochester: “Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (Blood).”

Mayo Clinic: “Test ID: SHBG.”

Sexual Medicine Society of North America: “A Man’s Penis Changes with Age.”

UpToDate: “Peyronie's disease: Diagnosis and medical management.”

Journal of Electron Microscopy Technique : “Ultrastructure of the aging human testis.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Hormone replacement, the male version.”

OrthoInfo:”Effects of Aging.”

Urology : “Penile sensitivity in men: a composite of recent findings.”

Archives of Sexual Behavior : “Aging and sexual function in men.”

Urologic Nursing : “Erectile Dysfunction in the Older Adult Male.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 28, 2017

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