just a small question.Does jelqing really helps or it is just a myth that it helps penis to develop?


Jelking does not really help and it can cause much damage.  Just look over the forum questions and answers on jelking injuries on this forum and you'll see lots of requests for help after jelking related injuries.

The problem is that the erection bodies don't stretch.  If they did, they would not work and could not produce rigidity.  If you force them to stretch anyway, you risk injuries to the arteries and nerves that don't stretch and such injuries can be permanent or take months or even years to resolve.

I strongly urge you not try these unproven and potentially dangerous exercises.


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Stephen W. Leslie, MD


Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.


Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.

American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society

Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.

Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Awards and Honors
Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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