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My erect penis length is 3.5 inches and has a girth of 1.5

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My erect penis length is 3.5 inches and has a girth of 1.5 inches. Is it normal? I also have gynecomastia and incomplete beard. I have seen an endocrinologist before and also did some lab work. All my results were normal except for prolactin and free testosterone.
My penis size has been the same since I was 13.5. I have lost interest in almost everything that I used to enjoy in the past. I am ashamed of myself.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
My bone age is also normal.
Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

Hello, I would be happy to help answer your question. I am a practicing Urologist and sometimes see patients with similar problems.

Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

Was your prolactin elevated and free testosterone low?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

Did your endocrinologist suggest any further testing?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
my free testosterone was normal only total t was low.
Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

An elevated prolactin level can be from multiple things, one of which is what is called a prolactinoma - a tumor that produces prolactin

The elevated prolactin in the body can suppress GnRH (gonadotropin releasing hormone), which is part of the hormone cascade that eventually produces testosterone.

Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

The free testosterone is the bioavailable (or active) form of the hormone, while the total testosterone is what a combination of free and bound testosterone

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Is my penis normal?
Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

The descriptions you gave for penis size, incomplete beard, and gynecomastia are more concerning for hypogonadism

Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

Is that measurement when it is flaccid or erect?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
erect
Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

Studies have shown size to vary widely between people and regions, but the generally accepted "average" is between 4-6 inches in length

Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

That being said, your is not considered what is known in the literature as a "micropenis" which is considered to be less than 2 cm (just below 1 inch)...rather, it is on the slightly below average size

Expert:  Arjun Khosla replied 11 months ago.

How high was your prolactin? Did they measure estrogen?