A child with GHD is usually of normal size at birth. A few children may become hypoglycemic low blood sugar during the newborn period. Males may have a small penis micropenis. Later, children with GHD may present with delayed rates of development of facial bones, slow tooth eruption, delayed lengthening of long bones, fine hair, and poor nail growth.
Charles Runels, MD. We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones. First, let me just set the record straight, yes, it is possible to cause the penis to grow even after a man has reached maturity. People with acromegally, will grow a larger jaw bone, larger nose, larger fingers. People with another rare disorder will grow a larger skull. The body is constantly renewing. There's a new layer of skin about every 6 weeks.
The response of genital and gonadal growth during the first year of treatment with human growth hormone hGH was studied in 20 boys with isolated growth hormone deficiency IGHD 11 of hereditary origin and 9 sporadic cases. Prior to hGH treatment, 13 of the 15 prepubertal boys had a penis length below the normal mean, 3 of which were more than 2 SDS below the mean. The boys with hereditary IGHD had a greater deficit in penile size than did the sporadic cases. Three of the hereditary IGHD patients had subnormal testes and all of the other prepubertal boys had a testicular volume in the normal range. Of three additional untreated adults with IGHD, one had a subnormal-size penis and two had penises of low-normal size.
In a recent study published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior , 27 percent of roughly 4, men polled were dissatisfied with the size or shape of their penis. Case in point: Vasalgel, an injectable gel that filters sperm in the vas deferens, is still in clinical trials and around five years from hitting shelves; you can follow its progress on Facebook. The doctor then applies a local anesthetic and injects the blood back into the sides and head of your penis with a tiny needle 0.