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When does a penis stop growing?

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Your penis stops growing when you finish puberty. Exactly when that happens, though, varies from person to person. Everyone develops at a different pace. You may take longer than your friends or less time than them to finish puberty. But by 16, your body and its parts should be close to your adult size.

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "A Guy's Guide to Body Image;" "Is My Penis Normal?;" "Is It Normal to Get Erections?;" "Everything You Wanted to Know About Puberty;" "What Are Wet Dreams?;" "Is It Normal to Have an Erection When Waking Up?;" and "About Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)."

Columbia University's Health Service: "Go Ask Alice! Burning when I pee?"

CDC: "STDs."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Physical Development in Boys: What to Expect," "Masturbation."

Andrology Australia: "Penis Problems."

Netdoctor: "Penile Discharge."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on December 10, 2019

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "A Guy's Guide to Body Image;" "Is My Penis Normal?;" "Is It Normal to Get Erections?;" "Everything You Wanted to Know About Puberty;" "What Are Wet Dreams?;" "Is It Normal to Have an Erection When Waking Up?;" and "About Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)."

Columbia University's Health Service: "Go Ask Alice! Burning when I pee?"

CDC: "STDs."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Physical Development in Boys: What to Expect," "Masturbation."

Andrology Australia: "Penis Problems."

Netdoctor: "Penile Discharge."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on December 10, 2019

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