I’m a doctor and this is why the average penis size is SHORTER than you think 0 260

A DOCTOR has revealed why the average penis size may be much shorter than you think.

Men often compare the length of their shaft against “the average” to see whether their own is on the smaller or larger end of the scale. 

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The NHS says most men’s penises are somewhere around 9cm (3.75in) long when flacid, and between 13cm to 18cm (5in to 7in) when erect 

But Dr Anthony Youn (@tonyyounmd), a plastic surgeon with 7.3 million TikTok followers, suggested these measurements – and those worldwide – are probably wrong.

Replying to another video where a woman says she prefers the “average length” of 5 inches to something larger, Dr Tony said: “Studies show that the average length of a man’s erect junk is 5.15 inches.

“But the real length is probably less than that because most men with small wieners probably wouldn’t consent to being involved in those studies.”

Joking with a fellow online medic who posts as @TheRealTikTokDoc, Dr Tony added: ‘That means Dr Ricky Brown probably isn’t in the first percentile like he thinks but probably more like the fifth.”

The clip had over 422,000 views and hundreds commented to thank the doctor for the information.

One wrote: “I feel better about myself now thank you.”

Researchers have previously admitted their conclusions on penis size may be skewed.

Men that volunteer in surveys may not be honest.

When the London clinic International Andrology asked 1,000 blokes about penis sizes, the responses found the average erect length in the UK is 6.36 inches.

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But when King’s College London researchers measured 15,000 penises in 2015, they found the average member when erect was 5.16in.

They didn’t rely on self-reporting, which can be bias.

However, the team acknowledged their results may have been wrong based on the possibility that men who volunteer to be examined may be more confident in their penis size than the general population, Business Insider reported.

Research has also shown that men often think that the average penis size of their peers is larger than it truly is.

A paper published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy said most men think a penis is 6in when erect, on average.

But this belief is in part because studies that have measured penis length have relied on self-reporting, and participants may have lied or exaggerated a little.

In fact, most studies say average penis size length is between 5.1 and 5.5in, “but after taking volunteer bias into account, it is probably toward the lower end of this range”, the paper said. 


Experts argue that men worry about their penis size far too much.

A study based on the results of an internet-based survey of more than 50,000 men and women revealed that 45 per cent of men would like a larger penis. 

But excessive concern was higher among men with average-sized penises than men with smaller ones, the NHS says.

The report by Professor Kevan Wylie, a consultant in sexual medicine at the University of Sheffield, also showed that women don’t care about their partner’s penis size as much as they do.

A much higher percentage of women (85 per cent) were satisfied with their partner’s penis size than the percentage of men (55 per cent) who were satisfied with their own penis size.

Concern over penis size is typically rooted in whether it will be sexually satifying for a partner.

While some studies have suggested this is true, others have shown that “bigger” is not always “better”.

One survey of 4,700 women found the best penis size for women to climax is eight inches – but any bigger and the orgasm rates drop.

In fact, men with a whopping 11-inch member got 30 per cent of women to reach climax, which is the same proportion for men with a four inch penis.

Another study asked what size women prefer in a relationship compared with a one-night stand.

Researchers found that the average length women preferred for a long-term relationship was 6.3 inches, but for one-night stands, women opted for slightly bigger penises, with a length of 6.4 inches.

Experts say when it comes to great sex, size doesn’t matter – it’s about “whether you are romantic, tender and sensitive to their needs and desires“.

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Porn and Mental Health: The Challenges and Strategies for Coping in the Industry 0 178

Pornography is a billion-dollar industry that has gained widespread popularity across the globe. However, while it may be a source of entertainment for some, the industry can be challenging for performers’ mental health. The pressure to perform and meet the expectations of producers and viewers can take a toll on performers’ mental wellbeing. In this article, we’ll explore the challenges that the porn industry poses to mental health and strategies for coping with them.

The Challenges

  1. Stigma and Shame

The porn industry is still stigmatized, and performers can face a lot of shame and judgment from society. This can lead to a lot of stress and anxiety, making it difficult for performers to seek help and support when needed.

  1. Pressure to Perform

Performers in the porn industry are expected to meet certain expectations and perform at their best every time. This pressure can be overwhelming and can lead to feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem.

  1. Isolation and Loneliness

Performing in the porn industry can be a lonely experience, with performers spending long hours on set or on their own, away from friends and family. This can lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness, which can take a toll on mental health.

  1. Trauma and Abuse

The porn industry is not immune to issues such as sexual harassment, assault, and exploitation. Performers may experience these traumatic events, leading to conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.

Strategies for Coping

Seek Professional Help

Performers in the porn industry should seek professional help and support when they need it. There are many therapists and counselors who specialize in working with performers in the industry and can help with issues such as anxiety, depression, and trauma.

Practice Self-Care

Self-care is crucial for performers in the porn industry. Taking breaks when needed, exercising, and practicing mindfulness and meditation can help performers manage stress and promote mental wellbeing.

Surround Yourself with Supportive People

Having a supportive network of friends, family, and colleagues can make a big difference in performers’ mental health. Surrounding yourself with people who understand the challenges of the industry and offer non-judgmental support can help performers cope with the stresses of the job.

Address Trauma and Abuse

Performers who have experienced trauma and abuse in the industry should seek support and address these issues head-on. This may involve therapy, reporting incidents to the authorities, and taking legal action if necessary.


The porn industry poses significant challenges to performers’ mental health, from stigma and shame to pressure to perform and trauma and abuse. However, with the right strategies, performers can cope with these challenges and maintain good mental wellbeing. Seeking professional help, practicing self-care, surrounding yourself with supportive people, and addressing trauma and abuse are just a few strategies that can help performers in the porn industry maintain good mental health.

Navigating Consent and Boundaries in the Porn Industry: A Guide for Newcomers 0 165

Consent and boundaries are crucial aspects of the porn industry, and it’s essential for newcomers to understand how to navigate these issues. In this article, we’ll provide a guide for those who are new to the industry on how to approach consent and boundaries in a professional and respectful manner.

First and foremost, it’s important to understand that consent is always required in the porn industry. This means that every actor must give explicit and enthusiastic consent to any sexual act that is portrayed on camera. Consent can be given verbally or non-verbally, but it must always be clear and enthusiastic.

In order to ensure that consent is obtained, communication is key. Actors should have open and honest conversations with their scene partners and the director prior to filming. They should discuss what they are comfortable with and what their boundaries are, as well as any specific instructions or concerns.

It’s also important for actors to feel empowered to set their own boundaries and to speak up if they feel uncomfortable or unsafe during filming. This means that if an actor does not want to perform a particular act or if they feel that their boundaries are being pushed, they have the right to stop the scene and speak to the director about their concerns.

It’s also essential for actors to be aware of their own physical and emotional limits. This means that they should take breaks as needed, communicate with their scene partner and director about any discomfort or pain, and engage in self-care practices to ensure that they are physically and emotionally prepared for the demands of the job.

Finally, it’s important for actors to have a support system in place. This can include talking to other actors who have experience in the industry, seeking out counseling or therapy, and having trusted friends and family members who can provide emotional support.

Navigating consent and boundaries in the porn industry can be challenging, but it’s an essential part of maintaining a safe and respectful work environment. By following these guidelines, newcomers to the industry can ensure that they are approaching these issues in a professional and responsible manner.

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