Penis talk: watch it change

Before we talk about the big changes that boys go through in puberty, let’s learn about penises.


Penis: The penis is the male organ used for urination (weeing) and sexual intercourse (having sex). It is made of spongy tissue and blood vessels. The foreskin covers the head (glans) of the penis. The foreskin is removed if the boy is circumcised.


Scrotum (also called balls): A pouch-like structure that hangs behind the penis, which holds and protects the testes.


Testes: Makes sperm and testosterone.


The penis is the male reproductive organ that will allow you to make babies later. But there are lots of funny and rude names that people call it too!


Boys are sometimes worried about the size of their penis. Penises are all different. There are many shapes and sizes. Penises can change size even when not erect (standing up). Being afraid, cold or nervous slows the blood flowing inside the penis making it smaller in size.


You may notice that some boys are circumcised, while others are not. Male circumcision is a 30 minute operation to remove your foreskin – the skin covering the tip of your penis. This practice has been done for thousands of years for religious and cultural reasons but now it is being done for medical reasons.In some religions a baby boy is circumcised when he is a few days old while in other cultures circumcision is an important part of changing from boy to man.


You can choose to have a medical male circumcision (MMC) by a doctor at a local clinic. Ask a doctor, nurse or counsellor about MMC. But remember, if you are under 16 years old you will your parents permission to have MMC.


Whether you are circumcised or not, you should wash your genitals (sex organs) every day! If you are not circumcised, it is best to pull back the foreskin as far as it will go and clean underneath it with soap and water.

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B-Wise User Anonymous 7 July 2020 09:13

If both male and female are vergins can one still get sti, HIV/aids

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 July 2020 15:30

Hello,

If both partners are having sex for the very first time together then there is no risk of disease. But you can never guarantee that someone is a virgin so it's best to use a condom



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 July 2020 12:01

Can your sperm run out if u have sex every day

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 July 2020 16:38

Hello,

No, it will not run out.



B-Wise User Moffat 3 July 2020 22:06

Hi doc is it possible that a gall can get maturation 4 2 month's

B-Wise Expert Expert 4 July 2020 17:15

hello,

It is not normal and shows that something is wrong. The person needs to go to the clinic or doctor



B-Wise User Isb 17 June 2020 15:17

Hi doc I'm a man my girlfriend gives me blowjobs but my cum does not come out what is wrong

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 June 2020 17:05

Hello,

Some men don't cum from just blowjobs. Try the blowjob for longer or see if it's better when you have sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 June 2020 12:56

I manstrubate with out lube is it safe

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 June 2020 14:44

Hello,

Yes it is safe. As long as you are not hurting yourself.



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 June 2020 18:17

Hi my Penis gets in erect in the morning is they are problem.

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 June 2020 12:06

Hello,

Please read this: https://bwisehealth.com/article/why-do-men-get-erections-in-the-morning



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 May 2020 21:30

Hi what if I wanna do anal sex is it safe

B-Wise Expert Expert 31 May 2020 16:28

Hello,

Nothing is wrong with anal sex but make sure to use a condom



B-Wise User Slayer 28 May 2020 10:43

GOOD DAY WHEN YOU PUT YOUR PENIS IN A GIRLS VAGINA DOES IT HURT FOR GIRL

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 May 2020 13:37

Hello,

Penetration can hurt for a girl when it's her first time having sex but some girls don't feel pain.

Once she is used to penetration then it won't hurt



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 May 2020 20:06

I want to put something inside my penis it's called rough-raider or lunch-bar coz your penis will look like rough-rader chocolate after, my question is, is it safe to do that or not?

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 May 2020 15:48

"Pearling," also known as "genital beading" is the practice of permanently inserting small beads made of various materials beneath the skin of the genitals. It is not safe as you may have side effects where your penis stops functioning and you can no longer get an erection. In order to insert the pearls a cut must be made on your penis and if not done right you risk permanent damage to your manhood 





B-Wise User Anonymous 23 May 2020 14:12

Hi i have a girl and we have been having sex lately n she is not satisfied about the size of my penis what must i fo drink penis enlargement maybe am afraid am going to lose her am 21 years now but my penis size is small

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 May 2020 12:30

Hello,

Use the contact information below to talk to a counselor who can give you advice:

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B-Wise User Sekoi 12 May 2020 23:30

Hi If your penis is small but u 12 is there something wrong

B-Wise Expert Expert 13 May 2020 12:02

Hi,

No there is nothing wrong. You are still very young so you are still going to grow and your penis will grow too.



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 May 2020 23:58

Is it safe to put something like rough-radar or lonch-bar around your penis but inside it?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 May 2020 14:41

Hi there,

Please explain more.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 May 2020 13:41

How should i increase the penis penis size

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 May 2020 14:08

Hello,

You can't increase penis size



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 May 2020 13:39

Should i be worried about the penis size if i should then wat must i consider , enlargement??

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 May 2020 14:07

Hi there,

You should not worry about penis size.



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 May 2018 22:25

Hello, yesterday i did unprotected sex and my penis cover is apart with my penin head and it's painful ..... What should i do?

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 May 2018 10:28

Hello Anonymous. Having unprotected sex increases your chances of getting an STI and other infections. It would be best for you to visit a clinic near you so they can do an examination. Use our Clinic Finder to help you find a clinic near you. It’s important to practice safe sex at all times. Using a condom can help protect you from STIs and other infections. Check out our articles from our Basics of S-E-X section and get more information on how you can protect yourself.



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 April 2018 23:14

at what age will your penis stop growing

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 April 2018 17:23

Hi Anonymous. The size of a penis changes during puberty. This is when major changes happen in the body and can start as early as 10 years of age. The penis usually stops growing when you finish puberty but can stop growing anytime in-between that. You may have a penis that has grown to its full size as early as 13 years or as late as 18 years. It is not the same for all people. 




B-Wise User Anonymous 3 June 2017 23:01

she s not stand up when i met a girl and when i doing sex i feel a pein

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 April 2018 18:02

Hi thank you for your question. Sex was meant to be pleasurable and you shouldn't be feeling pain during sex.

There are many reasons why you may not be getting an erection, such as stress, being very tired, taking certain medication or you may have a medical condition. It is best that you visit a doctor or a nurse at your local clinic so they can do a check up. They will be able to tell you what the problem may be and they will give you the right treatment. 



B-Wise User Sokisi 3 February 2017 12:13

True early ejaculation is mainly caused by unprotected sex & your sexual thirst towards that particular partner

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 April 2018 13:02

Hey there, thank you for your feedback 



B-Wise User Tee-kay 16 October 2016 19:07

How can I stop early early ejaculation?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 April 2018 13:31

Hi Tee-kay, this is a difficult but good question. How we feel inside is often connected to early ejaculation; especially if you feeling nervous, under pressure or stressed out. You can try to stop early ejaculation by distracting yourself with non-sexual thoughts or wearing thicker condoms. But don't use more than one condom at a time, because that will make the condom break. It's best to talk with your partner about how you are feeling but if you don't feel comfortable then talk to a doctor, nurse or counsellor. 



B-Wise Expert Expert 28 October 2016 14:00

Hi Tee-kay, this is a difficult but good question. How we feel inside is often connected to early ejaculation; especially if you feeling nervous, under pressure or stressed out. You can try to stop early ejaculation by distracting yourself with non-sexual thoughts or wearing thicker condoms. But don't use more than one condom at a time, because that will make the condom break. It's best to talk with your partner about how you are feeling but if you don't feel comfortable then talk to a doctor, nurse or counsellor.