How to measure penis size correctly?

A lot of men often face the question, how to measure the size of the penis correctly . Even if you are not concerned with this problem, you should know your size. It will help you to choose the right condoms which you should buy only after you measured the size of your penis . The condoms that do not fit can not guaranteer safe sex as they may either slip off or tear.



Some specific things about the procedure:

  • Optimal conditions for measuring. Before you start to measure the size of your penis, make sure that you do it in a place with room temperature. A man should stay clam and relaxed.
  • To obtain the most accurate results, measure the penis at different times of the day, on different days and take into regard the number of sexual intercourses. Add up the results you obtained and divide on the number by measurements.
  • Penis length should only be measured when you have a full erection. Preferably, you should measure the penis shortly before the ejaculation, but it may be quite a challenge.

There is absolutely no sense in measuring a non-erect penis. The figures you obtain have no practical use. Besides, non-erect penis is extremely dependent on the environment and the filling of blood may be different, consequently, each time the size will be changing as well.

Method how to measure the size of the penis correctly :

  • Measure your penis in standing position with a straight back;
  • Sightly pull down your erect penis so it is parallel to the floor;
  • Place the ruler at the base of your penis, it will be the starting point;
  • The ruler should be close to the penis;
  • The end point is the top of the head.
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The same method is applied for a curved penis and the result will be uncorrected.

Sometimes another method is used. The starting point is not the skin but pubic bone. The ruler is pressed closely to the pubic bone. This method is good for the men who want to enlarge their penis but not sure which way to choose. If the difference between the figures about 5-6 cm, a man may consider pubic liposuction to add to the length of his penis.

How to measure the penis visually?

To asses the size of the penis without precise figures, use a mirror. To measure the size of the penis, stand with your side to the mirror.

Men often have wrong perceptions about the penis as they look at it from the above. Consequently, adipose tissue hide a couple of centimeters.

How to measure the thickness of the penis?

Method of measurement:

  • Take a paper strip and measure the penis at the base of the head;
  • The second point is the base of the shaft.
  • The third point is the middle between the two point.
  • Calculate arithmetic mean.

As it is not possible to measure the penis diameter by a simple method, a special formula is used. Obtained arithmetic mean is divided by the pi character (3.14). The result, however, will not be accurate as the penis diameter is not a perfect circle.

According to the statistics, the average length of a penis (most often met in men) is around 15 cm. A bigger figure means a big penis. A penis less than 10 cm is considered to be small. And the results between 10 cm and 15 cm are the norm.