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Updated: Mar 11

Dear Dr. K, what is the size of a "normal" penis?



A troupe of actors were putting on three plays by Shakespeare, but their advertising budget was so limited that all they could afford were small posters that showed their showtimes. To save money they listed their plays by using clues to hint at the plays' titles-"3" 6" 9""-leaving it up to the reader to figure out which plays were being performed. (Answers at the bottom.)


Ever since Adam warned Eve to "Stand back. I don't know how big this thing's going to get!" men have been concerned about the size of their penises. From their first "exposure" in the gym shower room, guys have been comparing themselves to others, either consciously or subconsciously.


Penises come in all shapes and sizes, circumcised, uncircumcised. Generally penises may be grouped into two categories-"showers" and "growers." "Showers" are those that in their flaccid (non-erect) state are about the same size as they are when they become erect. "Growers" are penises that in their non-aroused state look small, but increase in length and girth as they become erect. Comparing themselves to "showers," "growers" will always come up "short."


Based on several studies conc