Penis shrinkage is a decrease in penis size. Sometimes, the shrinkage is permanent, and other times, it is the result of a treatable condition or due to lifestyle habits. Penis size varies amongst men, and in some cases, considerably. A study shows that neither race nor ethnicity has anything to do with penis size.
Did you know your penis can SHRINK? Here's what causes your manhood to lose its size
The length of your penis can decrease by up to an inch or so for various reasons. As you get older, your penis and testicles may get slightly smaller. One reason is the buildup of fatty deposits in your arteries reducing blood flow to your penis. This can cause withering of the muscle cells in the spongy tubes of erectile tissue inside your penis. The erectile tissue becomes engorged with blood to produce erections.
The Scientific Reason Your Penis Is Getting Smaller
The other day I was scrolling through my Twitter feed when I came across a stupid but nonetheless alarming post from my number one source of celebrity penis-related news. How very nice for them both, I thought. And then a few minutes later it hit me: Wait.
In some cases, the penis just seems smaller than it used to be. In others, there is actual penile shortening. When a man puts on weight, the extra belly fat can bury the penis, hiding the penile shaft. As a result, the penis looks shorter than it actually is.